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University of Nigeria UNN begins interfaculty sports competition

University of Nigeria UNN begins interfaculty sports competition

Arrangements have been concluded for the kick-off of the University of Nigeria inter-faculty sports competition scheduled to hold from Tuesday 16th to 26th April 2013.

According to a statement signed by the University Director of Sports, Mr Godwin Ogbobe, the Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof. Bartho Okolo will perform the kick-off ceremony on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 4pm, while the opening game will be played between Faculty of Agriculture and Faculty of Arts.
The Competition will feature 15 NUGA Sports including: athletics, football, handball, volleyball, basketball, swimming, badminton, tennis, table tennis, chess, taekwondo, judo, cricket and hockey.

Mr Ogbobe further explained that the purpose of the competition was to select athletes that will represent the University in NUGA zone G preliminary games scheduled to hold in the University of Nigeria, Nsukka from May 2-7 2013.

The preliminary games, according to him, will feature a total of 11 Universities from the South–East Zone of the country. The victorious teams from the group will then represent the zone In 2013 NUGA competition at   Obafemi Awolowo University, Ife, from 3 to 6 June, 2013.

The Sports Director therefore called on Faculty Officers and student Directors of Sports to compile the names of students that will represent them at each competition and forward same to Sports council for validation and accreditation.

Source: www.unn.edu.ng

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