Stoness House has won the 29th biennial Ifako International Nursery and Primary School’s inter-house sports competition sponsored by Chikki Instant Noodles.
The fierce competition held on Tuesday at the Agege Stadium, Lagos, saw Red House (Stoness) winning 15 gold, 10 silver and six bronze medals to beat White House (Meadow), which had seven gold, 10 silver and five bronze medals to the second place.
Third placed Majekodunmi House (Yellow) garnered six gold, nine silver and six bronze medals to finish ahead of Greenhouse (Money Boku), which managed to haul six gold, five silver and 11 bronze medals. Blue House (Adeliyi) with five gold, four silver and eight bronze medals and Purple House (Crowners) with four gold, six silver and six bronze medals finished fifth and Sixth respectively.
Awodola Goodness was decorated as the best overall athlete of the sports meet. Chairman of the occasion, Mr. Kwaghza in his opening speech restated the “need to be a balance between academics and extracurricular activities,” adding, “the problems we are having with sports development in Nigeria can be corrected at the grassroots level where children compete and their talents are discovered.”
Chikki Instant Noodles said it sponsored the event as part of its social responsibility.