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Lagos U-15 Hockey Tourney thrills Gafar

By Alex Monye
03 August 2019   |   2:59 am
The Director-General Lagos State Sports Commission, Oluwatoyin Gafar has commended participants at the one-day Lagos U-15 hockey championship held at the Anser- ud- Dee Grammar School, Surulere during the week.

Igbooye Community High School, Epe, and St Patrick Senior Grammar School emerged champions of the maiden Lagos State U-15 Hockey championship. 

The Director-General Lagos State Sports Commission, Oluwatoyin Gafar has commended participants at the one-day Lagos U-15 hockey championship held at the Anser- ud- Dee Grammar School, Surulere during the week.

Gafar, who graced the occasion said the athletes displayed exceptional skills and determination to win.

At the end of the championship, Igbooye Community High School, Epe, and St Patrick Senior Grammar School emerged champions of the maiden Lagos State U-15 Hockey championship. 

Igbooye Community High School Epe defeated St. Patrick Senior Grammar school to win the boys title, while  St Patrick Grammar School won the female title after dismissing Igbooye Community High School in the finals 

Speaking at the occasion, chairman Lagos State Hockey Association, Bolaji Musah said the tournament was not only to keep the athletes busy but to select talented players who will represent the state at the National Youth Games later in the year.

Olaitan Razak from Igbooye Community High School won the Most Valuable Player and Highest Goal Scorer in the boys category, while Ambe Pesu from Igbooye  Community High School won the most valuable player award in the female category.

Eleven secondary schools across Lagos State featured in the championship.