SPAR Nigeria rewarded all the budding athletes who participated in ten different races in the tourney with numerous gifts which include gift vouchers, medals, and other branded items amongst others. This, in turn, is expected to stir up the young athletes to continually develop their ability in the area of track and field competition for further sporting events.
|L-R: Mr. Adekunle Akinremi, Master Salami Abdulmatin (Silver Medalist), Master Adedoyin Awal (Gold Medalist), Master Kika Chimoye (Bronze Medalist), Mr. Emmanuel Isangediok- Marketing Manager.|
In his words, “As a brand, we believe that there is a need to holistically develop the youths and this will deter them from engaging in any youthful vice. With the SprintStar Tourney, students can be rewarded during their long vacation through extra-curricular activities.
While congratulating the winners, Programme Director, Leverage Sports, Moses Ozoumeh said that the maiden edition of the SprintStar Tourney has revealed that Nigerian children have all it takes to compete at various international tourneys if they are effectively groomed after discovery.
Similarly, James Melody, the Assistant Sports Perfect of Methodist Girls High School, Yaba who won the 200 meter race, female category noted that her speed has significantly improved and she looks forward to winning more races.
Other winners in the tourney include Edunduwa Onasanya in the 60m female category; Adeoyin Awal and Omotara Timilehin in the 75m male category and Ishola Omowunmi in the 75m female category; Majason Sophia and Ayosanya Ayomide in the 100m female and male categories. Others are Secondi Favour and Elegushi Demilade in the 100m female and male categories respectively.