Registry Dethrones School at the 31st ISL Sports Meeting – :::… The Tide News Online :::…
The Registry (Red House) filed the Scholarship (White House) to win the 31st International School of Inter-House Athletics Competition, University of Lagos (ISL), held at the International School Sports Ground, University from Lagos.
Registry won 14 gold, seven silver and four bronze, while Congregation (Purple House) finished second with nine gold, seven silver and 10 bronze.
The Tidesports source reports that the Chancellery (Yellow House) finished third with seven gold, four silver and two bronze, while the Senate (Blue) placed fourth with four gold, 15 of silver and eight of bronze.
Bursary (White House) occupied the fifth position with four gold, five silver and 11 bronze, however, the defending champion, School (Green House), came sixth in the standings after winning three medals of ‘gold, three of silver and six of bronze.
In the last run, the Senate came out on top with 93 points, the stock market was second with 89 points, while the school had 88 points to get the third position, the record fourth with 83 points, the congregation fifth with 78 points and the sixth chancellery with 76 points.
Mohammed Femisola was voted best athlete after winning four gold medals in the 800 meters, 1500 meters, 400 meters and 4 × 100 meters.
Speaking at the event, the school’s acting principal, KO Amusan, said the competition was part of the school’s extracurricular activities that encourage healthy lifestyles and expose students’ hidden talents.
“We are here to celebrate our 31st inter-house sports competition. It is a special event because our school has just celebrated its 40th anniversary and it is our 40th edition of Founders’ Day. This year’s competition is very unique as we are using our own pitch for the first time compared to the University of Lagos Sports Center, which we have used in the past.
“When we talk about a school setting, school isn’t just about academics because they say all work and no play makes Jack a boring boy. Inter-house sports competition is very important because it allows for healthy competitions between students and even staff. The health benefits are numerous, ”he said.
Also speaking at the event, the Occasion Chairman and Group Managing Director of Vita Foam Nigeria Plc, Mr. Taiwo Ayodele Adeniyi, who was represented by Mr. Owabamidele Sola, said the event was a celebration of youth, adding that it occupied a very important place. in the countryside.
“For a country to grow, we must encourage it to show all the potential that God has placed in it. The competition is also an opportunity for students to develop their talents outside academics. And legal persons have a duty to support grassroots sport and all that is good.
This is why Vita Foam is known, because we are a brand that supports talent when we see where talent is developing and we nurture it, ”he said.