Hoops Care International (HCI) is a NGO which seeks to promote good health, morale and education through sports. As part of its community upliftment initiatives has refurbished a basketball court in Cape Coast, Central Region at a cost of GHC5, 000.00

The 11th April 2009 was the official launching of the facility to the community. A special basketball event was organized between teams from Cape Coast and Takoradi to mark the event.


v     Western Region Sports Development Officer


v     Delegates from National Sports Council, Central Region


v     Representatives from the Chiefs Oguaa Traditional Council


v     Chief Sports Coach of the University of Cape Coast

The even started with a special Under 12 exhibition match by HCI Under 12 Team A and B (mix sex), with 15 minutes per half. The thrilling match saw Team A win by 9-4. It was follow by Under 18 girls match between Hoops Queens of Cape Coast and Dreams from Takoradi. Dreams won their counterpart from Cape Coast. Before the main Under 18 boys match, the Veterans of Cape Coast had their turn against the All-Stars of Cape Coast which ended in favor of the younger All-Stars players. The climax of the day was the match between Cape Coast Hoops U18 and Western Basketball Association (WBA) U18. A three pointer buzzer beater from Dominic Clement saw the Cape Coast boys winning by two points margin. This sent the crowd in a wild jubilation.

Guest speaker of the occasion was Mr. Bredford Amui, Western Region Sports Development Officer

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Hoops Care International (HCI) is a non-governmental organization located in the community of Amanful in Cape Coast, Ghana. It officially began in 2008 as a program to empower youth in the community through sports. Since then, it has grown to include care and outreach surrounding health and education. HCI works closely with youth from twelve schools in Cape Coast, along with single mothers, teen mothers, and handicapped individuals. In addition to running regular activities and programs surrounding sports, health, and education, HCI also coordinates events to address important issues. HCI has made a significant impact with its programs already, and always looks for new ways to support and empower community members


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