From: Ali Abare, Gombe
The Zone E qualifiers for the coming near near Nigerian college video games association (NUGA) has commenced on the Gombe State university (GSU).
The grand finale of NUGA games is scheduled for April 19-30 in Makurdi, Benue State,
on the other hand, only 9 of the 17 universities anticipated from the zone arrived in Gombe to compete in 13 games collectively hosted with the aid of the university of Maiduguri (Unimaid) and GSU.
In a welcome handle, Vice Chancellor of the Gombe State college, Professor I. M. Umar, on Sunday, described the NUGA games as a forum where university students come collectively to compete as well as foster lengthy lasting friendship.
He equally described the schools recreation as an avenue where sports men and women are produced who would characterize the usa both inside and outside the u . s ..
Prof. Umar entreated the competing teams to show self-discipline and sportsmanship while also cautioning them against habits that’s inimical to the spirit of the competitors.
Professor Stephen Hammafyelto, who represented the vice chancellor of UNIMAID, praised GSU for webhosting the video games. He described GSU because the fastest growing university in the North East as well as the u . s . at huge.
“I believe web hosting NUGA will supply GSU the chance to incorporate sports activities in its curriculum. this may occasionally additionally give the college a chance to improve wearing amenities and to bid for webhosting the NUGA finale,” he stated.
He enjoined the collaborating groups to exhibit excessive feel of abilities and discipline to foster mutual working out.
the outlet ceremony noticed the representative of the Gombe State Head of Civil carrier kick starting a soccer suit between the host college, GSU and Yobe State university.
Two groups each and every are anticipated to qualify for each of the thirteen aggressive video games, with 26 groups reducing throughout universities from the zone to head to the NUGA finals in Makurdi next month.
Universities taking part on the NUGA Zone E qualifiers embody university of Jos, Gombe State college, Modibbo Adama college Mubi, Yobe State university, Benue State college, Federal college Kashere and college of Maiduguri.