A new part was re-opened in extending the prevalence of rugby in Nigeria with a display game held at the Sports Center of the Lagos State University.
Initiator of the Nigeria Varsity Rugby Tubosun Johnson said bringing the games into Nigerian tertiary establishment was to guarantee its advancement was reached out past the essential and optional levels where the center has consistently been.
This fills in as an in-street to a strange grounds in the drive to make the game well known and grow it’s wilderness.
As indicated by the Chief Executive Officer of Turbo Crest Sports, he accepts that taking Rugby to the college will give more filip to it very much like in different climes.
“one of the main consideration that have been assisting Rugby with filling in certain nations is that it’s running in their tertiary establishments” he proceeded, “and in Nigeria, we have Rugby in the grassroots and the optional schools yet tragically it closes there. So I believed I should step up to the plate and acquaint it with our colleges as method of guaranteeing the improvement proceeds after all as the truism goes, request how you can help your country.”
As it turns out, some new proselytes were made as certain understudies took the second on field to have their first feel of the oval ball as they went for it like their freshly discovered love.
At the presentation game, the All-Stars were nearly pretty much as faultless as their white packs when Emmanuel had a twofold Try with Timi adding his yet the Nigerian Falcons retaliated through Tunde, Kiki and Lateef to set things straight toward the end with a 15-15 outcome to the enjoyment of the cheering observers including the Acting Director of Sports Oke Bello just as the understudies’ Director of Sports.
Bad habit Chancellor of the Lagos State University Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello who was addressed at the age making occasion was happy another games was seen in the school.
The VC who talked through a delegate asked the coordinators to investigate more diverts in tertiary organizations sports to acquaint rugby with more schools like the Nigeria University Games Association (NUGA) Games where it very well may be highlighted as a show sports.
Johnson who had north of 50 worldwide appearances for Black Stalllions was overjoyed on the acknowledgment of rugby by the school and vowed to take the show game to different colleges, this time with training programs to reinforce the games at that level.
He liked the endeavors of Ademola Are the President of Nigeria Rugby Football Federation just as Mariteam Nigeria Limited, Whassan Nigeria Limited, Famboss Nigeria Limited, Nigerians in Diaspora (Singapore section), Swift Telecom, Eat n Go and Supersport for sponsorship up the Nigeria Varsity Rugby drive.
He anyway approached people and associations to give more help to the drive.