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Excel College students take to track/field

Invitational Relay races will be the highpoint of the Excel College Annual Inter House Sports competition as teams from top schools in Lagos battle for top prizes.

The Annual sports meet holds on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at the Nigerian Air Force Base, Sports Ground, Shasha, Lagos.

Relay teams from Whitesands School, Lekki, St. Francis Catholic School, Idimu, Ronik College, Ejigbo and Queensland College, Ago, Isolo, top the list of schools that will vie for honours in the 4x100m (boys and girls) and 4x400m (junior, intermediate and senior) events.

Other star events to be contested by the houses are the 100m (male and female), 200m (male and female); and the 400m for the junior, intermediate and senior categories.

Also to featuring are the middle distance races-800m and 1,500m (boys and girls), Basketball, Table tennis, Volleyball and Badminton; High jump (boys and girls), Shortput( Boys and girls).

Principal of the school, Lady K.O. Oke said the 2017 edition of the annual sports meet promises to be a celebration of grassroots sports talents.

“We have always placed high premium on high academic standards as well as sports talents. Every past edition of the competition had some spectacular performances by the students. We look forward to this every academic year and it has always been an exciting part of our programme,” she said.



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