A Cross part of Nigerian Breweries Employees at Kick-Off on the Kick-Off of Maltina College Video games 2022 at Iganmu Home, Lagos.
Whoosh! We’re actually simply attempting to catch our breaths after all of the depth, enjoyable and pleasure we witnessed on the 2022 version of the Maltina College Video games – Nigeria’s largest Secondary college pageant hosted by prime malt model, Maltina.
It has been inflicting ripples in the highschool sports activities scene of states throughout the Nation so you’ll be able to think about how ecstatic we have been to witness it dwell on the Yaba School of Know-how between ninth and eleventh March, 2022 on the Lagos State finals.
College students Athletes at Maltina College Video games Lagos Remaining at YABATECH, Lagos
The burning power within the college students, the hearth, the outbursts! No Lagos college sports activities discipline has ever seen something prefer it!
In the event you missed it (we positive hope you did not), we’re right here to let you recognize that you just missed some fairly scorching stuff.
However we’re right here for you.
Scholar Athlete at Maltina College Video games Lagos Remaining at YABATECH, Lagos
Listed here are 5 Thrilling Stuff you missed on the Lagos State Maltina College Video games Finals:
1. The Sporting Occasions
Bear in mind our Inter Home sport seasons in secondary college, and all of the depth, pomp, fanfare and the hailing that got here with every Sporting occasion? The observe races and discipline occasions have been like our beloved inter home sport seasons periods – however on a turbo stage. The Stakes have been increased, the stress nice. It was motion packed. Every Sport occasion made spectators stuffed with Anticipation as they watched the proceedings on the sphere with bated breath. Speak about depth. The younger athletes have been actually hungry and decided, throwing in an unlimited quantity of ardour into each sport occasion. Spectators and Dad and mom had loads to cheer at because the younger athletes contended vigorously whereas displaying breathtaking athletic dexterity at a wide range of observe and discipline video games together with 100 and 200m dash, 400m, 600m and 800m races, 4x100m relay races, lengthy leap, excessive leap, Javelin and shot put.
We would not be shocked if we caught the primary glimpses of Africa’s subsequent, largest Olympiad on the Lagos State finals!
Athlete at Maltina College Video games Lagos Remaining at YABATECH, Lagos
2. The Star Athletes
The occasion had over 300 colleges in attendance with over 60 taking part athletes. Whereas all athletes have been excellent, fairly a number of went above and past the bar and shortly turned crowd favorites and undisputable champions. Israel Olubunmi from Vega School positively stood out as a star athlete, making her college proud by what can solely be described as a clear sweep, taking over the primary place in each single one of many sport occasions and sport periods she participated in.
Jimoh Abdulramon from Worldwide College, Lagos was positively one other shining star as he clinched the gold medal within the 400m race Junior Boys occasion and the silver medals within the 200m race and lengthy leap occasions. Mohammed Oluwanifemisola, additionally from Worldwide College Lagos, dominated the Junior Ladies class by carting away double gold medals within the 400m race and lengthy leap occasions and a silver medal within the 200m race.
Equally, Religion Academy scholar Daramola Ibukun blazed the path within the senior boys class, taking the silver medal within the 100m race and clinching the gold medals within the 200m and lengthy leap occasion respectively.
A Cross part of Athletes at Maltina College Video games Lagos Remaining at YABATECH, Lagos
3. The Prizes
What’s sports activities with out the massive prizes? The Lagos state finals ended with a boatload of prizes – for each participant! Winners in every sport occasion and session have been adorned with medals, and carted residence totally different items like sports activities wears, sport tools and fabulous branded objects. Winners within the broad specified classes every acquired a whopping money prize of N500,000 and academic tablets!
4. The Notable Figures who attended
The presence of distinguished personalities added verve and zest to the occasion. Here is a fast rundown of the massive folks we noticed; Kola Amusan, Principal Worldwide College Lagos, Chidi Egwu, Senior Supervisor Strategic applications NB Plc, Elohor Olumide Awe, Model Supervisor Maltina, Chisom Uroko, Assistant Model Supervisor Maltina, Ifeyinwa Madu, Model Supervisor Maltina, Kayode Olagesin, MD Towncriers Nigeria Ltd, Mrs Olu Younger, Head of Sports activities Unit Lagos Ministry of Training, Dr. Mrs. Oluwasanmi Oluyomi Olaide, Director of Lagos Directorate of Sports activities, HRM Daro Jacobs Olutayo, consultant of the NSSF president and plenty of others have been among the many dignitaries who took outing to cheer the younger athletes on and took half in pleasant races alongside college officers, dad and mom and spectators.
Taking part athletes on the Maltina College Video games held at YABATECH, Lagos
5. Anticipation for what’s to come back.
Maltina has hinted that what we noticed on the Lagos State Finals is only a teaser of what we might expertise on the Nationwide Finals. If the Lagos State finals have been this riveting, then we actually need extra! And extra will we get!
College groups that flew excessive on the Lagos state finals will advance to the following stage and compete in opposition to college groups from 5 different states together with Kano, Kaduna, Plateau and Abuja on the upcoming Maltina College Video games Nationwide finals slated to carry at FCT Mini Stadium, Abuja on the twenty ninth to thirty first March, 2022.
All in all, we will actually say that the third version of the Maltina College Video games is giving the following breed of attainable Nigerian olympiads an opportunity to hinge their skills on an excellent better bar.