Sports Unit

The Sports Unit organises and administers all sporting and recreational activities of the Polytechnic.

Various Sporting Activities/Competition/Events

The sporting year usually begins with the Fresher’s Games. They are aimed at introducing fresh students to sports and offering them the opportunity to interact and fraternize with students in the various Departments.

The Inter-Departmental Games, Inter-School Athletics Competitions, and Inter-Hall Games are games that enable the Sports Coach to select students to join the various Polytechnic teams to compete in the Ghana Polytechnic Sports Association Games (GHAPSA). The winners of the GHAPSA Games represent Ghana during the West Africa Polytechnic Games (WAPOGA)

Ghana Polytechnic Sports Association (GHAPSA) Games

The 10th Edition of the GHAPSA Games was hosted by Kumasi Polytechnic.

Nine (9) out of ten(10) Polytechnics in Ghana took part in  nine (9) sports disciplines namely Volleyball, Basketball, Table Tennis,  Tennis, Badminton, Taekwondo, Soccer, Handball, and Track and Field Athletics.

The institution did its best to buttress on the adage that, the best comes from the West.

The Games enhance closer relations among students of member Polytechnics. GHAPSA Games are organized biennially

Achievements during the 10th GHAPSA Games at Kumasi Polytechnic

Out of nine (9) participating Polytechnics, Takoradi Polytechnic placed Second (2nd) on the medal table with 14 gold medals, 15 silver medals and 9 bronze medals.

 

The Following Enviable Records Were Set By The Polytechnic: 

 

 

DISCIPLINE

 

POSITION

 

MEN

 

WOMEN

 

1

 

Athletics

 

1st 

 

1st

 

2

 

Badminton

 

1st

 

3rd

 

3

 

Volleyball

 

4th

 

2nd 

 

4

 

Basketball

 

2nd

 

2nd

 

5

 

Table Tennis

 

4th

 

1st

 

6

 

Handball

 

3rd 

 

-

 

7

 

Tennis

 

4th

 

-

 

8

 

Soccer

 

2nd 

 

-

 

9

 

Taekwondo

 

3rd

 

3rd

 

West Africa Polytechnic Games Association (WAPOGA) Games

The third edition of WAPOGA Games was held in Accra Polytechnic from July 22 to August 1, 2015. Thirty-six (36) West African Polytechnics, comprising 24 Polytechnics from Nigeria, 9 Polytechnics from Ghana, 1 each from Mali, Senegal and Cote d’Ivoire participated in the WAPOGA 2015 Games.

Takoradi Polytechnic had 6 gold, 7 silver and 6 bronze medals to place 6th in the 3rd WAPOGA 2015 Games.

The Unit plans to develop a sense of tolerance, magnanimity, team-work and comradeship among the students, especially among the sportsmen and women. Besides the objectives of producing highly skilled and self-reliant graduates, the unit plans to promote the concept of social responsibility, encourage the preservation and development of human values and respect, in addition to the promotion of the physical, mental and social well-being of all Takoradi Polytechnic students.