Red House wins Phidel Schools’ inter-house competition
Kayode Olusemire House, also known as Red House has won the second Phidel Schools, Idimu, Lagos inter-house sport competition.
At the competition held at the Agege Stadium, Red House got 23 gold, 16 sliver and seven bronze medals ahead of second-placed Funmi Peter House (Blue), which got 11 gold, 12 sliver and 15 bronze medals.
The third position went to Taiye Ige (Yellow), which settled for nine gold, nine sliver and 21 bronze medals, while Etim Bassey House (Green) placed fourth with seven gold, 13 sliver and nine bronze medals.
Red House also made a total of 110 points to claim first position in the primary school march past, where it showcased Nigeria’s rich cultural heritage.
Blue House with 98 points came second ahead of Yellow (94 points) and Green (90 points) in third and fourth positions respectively.
The college march past was won by the Yellow House ahead of Red, Blue and Green respectively.
I n some of the events, Queency Osondu of Blue House took the gold medal in the 200 meters junior secondary schools girls final, while Shalom Albert and Lisa Okoduwa both of Red House came second and third respectively.
The boys’ version also went to Blue House through Falade Emmanuel, who beat the Red House duo of Haruna Fuad and Ayomide Orimoyegun.
The 100 metres primary school girls’ final was won by Success Adegbite of Yellow House; Oyetunde Halimat of Red House came second, while Chisom Eworo settled for the third position.
In other events, Blue House won the boys basketball gold by beating
Red House in a thrilling final. Green House took the bronze medal.
Speaking at the event, former Super Eagles’ captain, Henry Nwosu, who was a special guest of honour, urged the students to go for both academic and sport excellence by being dedicated to their academics while taking active part in sporting activities.
Explaining the rationale for the sports meet, Principal of the school, Ben Akintelure said Phidel Schools’ vision was to build a total child, adding that the school has provided arenas for badminton, basketball, tennis, table tennis, football, gymnasium, athletics and swimming pool to compliment educational facilities.
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