Federal University Lafia Marks its 6th annual Sports week
It was a week long sporting activities in the federal University Lafia christianed FULAFIA at the 6th annual FULAFIA SPORTS WEEK held at the sports complex of the university.
The activities includes Football, Volleyball, Badminton, Chess, relays, Table tennis and scramble.
The week which started Monday 19th spanned through Friday 23rd August 2019 with football competition among faculties as it is also known as inter-faculty games. The faculties were grouped into for as follows Faculty of Science, Faculty of Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts all standing alone with College of Medicine and Education merged to make up 4 groups.In the football category each faculty played against each other and the two facilities with the highest points went for the finals. After the group stage the Faculty of Science topped the group with Maximum 9points while Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences each got 4points but the faculty of social sciences came qualified by a goal different. The faculty of Arts came 3rd while the boys from College of medicine and Education came Last having conceded 15goals without scoring.
Apart from the football game which was only for the men other games where for both men and women.
At the grand finale which held yesterday the word August, 2019. The final of the football competition which pitched the Faculty of Science against the Faculty of Social Sciences was played to climax the week long activities, at the end of the first 45minutes of the game it was one goal a piece before heading to the final 45minutes at the end of 90minutes encounter of the round leather games it was the Faculty of Science that came out victorious having outplayed their opponents and younger siblings from the Social Sciences Faculty with 3goals to 1 To lift the Vice Chancellors Cup for the first time having lost previous finals they played.
It was not just show of talents as prizes were given to winners in various sports. Goal medals wear given to all the students that loot first in each game including relays, also Silver and bronze medals were given to first and second runners up in each category. Similarly football golden boot was given to the tournaments highest goal scorer in the person of Isaiah Galadima from department of Mathematics while the best player of the tournament went to Matins popularly known as Martinez.
In his speech the Vice Chancellor of the university represented by the university Registrar thanked the sports department of the university for putting up a wonderful sports week where the students showcased their talents in sports proofing that they not only read by they also partake in other extra curricula. He pleaded to continue to support sports development in the school urging the students to continue to be good ambassadors wherever they go. Also the director of sports who was visibly happy commended the school management for giving them the support to do their work and also revealed that the university will participate in this year’s edition of the Nigeria Universities games NUGA scheduled later this year in Lagos. He also unveiled the jerseys to be used for the competition.
At the end of all the sporting activities the Faculty of Science was crowned the overall winners of this 6th edition of Federal University Lafia sports week having won 6 gold, 3 bronze and 6 bronze.