OAU VC's CUP: Tomi 'Aguero' Bags Brace As Faculty Of Technology Emerges Champions (Pictures)

The finals of the Inter-Faculty Sports Competition held on Wednesday, 12th October 2016 and was graced by top university officials and students across all faculties. The event which started last month featured events such as Volleyball, Basketball, Relay Race, Sprints and Football and other NUGA sports.

However, the final match of the football event between the star studded teams of the Faculty of Technology and Science had in attendance the acting Vice Chancellor; Prof Anthony Elujoba, former JAMB registrar; Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, the Dean faculty of Arts; Prof. Gbemisola Adeoti, former dean Faculty of Technology; Prof. (Mrs) Taiwo, the school P. R. O; Mr Olanrewaju and other top officials of the university. The Obafemi Awolowo University Main Bowl was filled up with spectators who came out in large numbers to watch the clash of the titans.

The match which started on a light note got heated when the Faculty of Science team got a penalty kick minutes after kick-off, the goal was cancelled out minutes later by the Technology team which responded with a brilliant rebound from the star striker of the team, Olaniyan Tomi "Aguero".

After the start of the second half, Faculty of technology team took possession of the game and completed the comeback after the striker placed his team ahead with a shot.

After a rain of goals, the Faculty of Technology number 9, K.B, completed the five-goal win with a solo effort from the penalty spot to make him the top scorer of the competition with 7 goals.

The Faculty of Technology team are now the champions of OAU, a title they got from the former holders and pre-tournament favorite; faculty of Education, whom were knocked out by Faculty of Agriculture earlier. Meanwhile, In the third place match that was played on Tuesday, Faculty of Administration claimed the bronze medal after thrashing Faculty of EDM with 2-0 win.

Students present at the finale of the event lauded the Obafemi Awolowo University sport council for organising such event and reviving students interest in sport events as a sort of relief after class work. The OAU VC's cup did not take place last session due to several reasons.

See photos from the finals below

Photo Credits - Novel Events (08102969700)


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