Wednesday, 9 February 2022

Breaking: Obafemi Awolowo Sets To Host Pre-Nuga Games


By Olukanmi Abidemi ÀBÍMÓ

The Nigerian University Games Association (NUGA) organizes university-level sports events in Nigeria. It hosts an interuniversity sports competition called the University Games. The first NUGA games were held at the University of Ibadan in 1966. Presently, there are over eighty universities as members of NUGA, both private and public owned.

NUGA approves fifteen different sporting events at the University Games: track and field, badminton, basketball, chess, cricket, handball, hockey, judo, soccer, squash, swimming, table tennis, taekwondo, tennis, and volleyball, after which the games have grown overtime to sixteen

However, just like other competition, there's always a preliminary stages whereby teams come together to play and in order to them to be qualified for the main event. 

Obafemi Awolowo University, set to host pre-Nigeria university games PRENUGA for Zone C. The tournament which will feature 16 games and 10 different universities. 

According to OAU Student Union director of Sports elects, he stated that "Obafemi Awolowo University will be hosting this year's edition of the Pre-Nuga games, slated to commence on Sunday, 13th of February, 2022 and end on the 16th of February, 2022. We'll be hosting the likes of
FUTA, AAUA, Uniosun, Elizade University, JABU, OUI, Redeemers University, Adeleke University".

Speaking to our Correspondent, Oluwanoni said OAU will be participating in all the sixteen sport of the Nuga games: Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Chess, Cricket, Football, Handball, Hockey, Judo, Scrabble, Squash, Swimming, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis and Volleyball.

OAUpeeps gathered that the Pre-Nuga is  meant to  determine the institution which will be representing the zone in the official NUGA games tournament.

Previous Post
Next Post