The University of Cape Coast (UCC) has once again been crowned the overall champions of the just ended Ghana Universities Sports Association (GUSA) Games.
UCC accumulated 64 medals in total at the 26th GUSA Games to beat the likes of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), University for Development Studies (UDS) and host school, University of Ghana (UG).
UCC has now won every GUSA Games since 2014, solidifying its dominance in University Games.
The team dominated the Men’s Football, Men’s Handball, Men’s Tennis, Table Tennis, Badminton, and Netball.
The 2014, 2016 and 2018 GUSA Games champions accrued 28 gold medals, 23 silver medals, and 13 bronze medals in the 2020 edition of the university games.
Breakdown of UCC’s medal haul:
UEW came second, managing 43 laurels in total with 15 being gold, 11 silver, and 17 bronze medals.
University for Development Studies finished third after an impressive display in the athletics category and ladies’ female football team.
UDS managed 39 insignia at the end of all events with 13 gold, 11 silver, and 15 bronze medals.
The host school, University of Ghana finished 4th on the medal ranking with 52 medals but had more silver and bronze laurels. The UG gathered 12 gold, 21 silver, and 19 bronze medals.
Overall medal table:
Eleven schools participated in 12 sporting disciplines at the 26th edition of the GUSA Games which was hosted by the University of Ghana, Legon between January 3 to January 19, 2020.
Participating schools include University of Ghana (UG), University of Cape Coast (UCC), Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), University for Development Studies (UDS), University of Education, Winneba (UEW), University of Energy and Natural Resources (UNER), University for Mines and Technology (UMaT), University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS), University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA).
Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ) and Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) made their debut appearance at the GUSA Games to complete the list of schools that sort for glory.
Some images from the closing ceremony: