VERITAS UNIVERSITY ABUJA

 

Vice-Chancellorís Friendship Tournament Debuts, Group 13 Clinches Top Medal Position

The inaugural Vice Chancellor’s Friendship  Games took place between December 5- 9th, 2016.Speaking at the opening ceremony, the Vice Chancellor Prof Michael Kwanashie  highlighted the importance of sports in the mentoring process and asserted that the main aim of the games was to provide an enabling environment for a great range of sporting experiences that will develop teamwork and ensure cohesion among staff and students of the University.

After the procession by the different participating groups, the event was declared “open”, by the  Vice-Chancellor, Professor Michael Kwanashie with a kick-off by exactly 4:35pm.

 Fifteen Mentoring Groups registered for the different sporting activities namely; Football (male & female), Volleyball (male & female), Badminton (male & female), Table-tennis (male & female), 100m racing (male & female), 4X400m racing (male & female), Scrabble (male & female), and Chess (male & female).

After 5 days of intense sporting duels and contests, the medal table at the end of the competition which was organized by the Veritas Mentoring Initiative was as follows:

MEDAL ANALYSIS AND AWARD OF TROPHY TO THE OVERALL CHAMPION

GROUP

GOLD

SILVER

BRONZE

TOTAL

Group 1

-

3

1

4

Group 2

2

2

2

6

Group 3

1

-

1

2

Groups 4

1

1

1

3

Group 5

-

-

-

0

Group 6

1

1

-

2

Group 7

2

2

1

5

Group 8

1

1

-

2

Group 9

-

-

1

1

Group 10

2

-

1

3

Group 11

1

-

-

1

Group 12

-

-

-

0

Group 13

4

2

2

8

Group 14

1

3

-

4

Group 15

-

1

1

2

 

 

Overall Ranking

Group 13 emerged Overall Champion of the 2016 Vice Chancellor’s Friendship Tournament.

Group 2 emerged second best.

Group 10 emerged third best.

Group 7 emerged 4th position.

Group 14 clinched  5th position.

 

The overall best team trophy was presented to group 13 during a gala dinner on 9th December, 2016 by the Dean, College of Humanities and Special  Adviser to the Vice Chancellor on Academics, Dr Gabriel Egbe, who stood in for the Vice Chancellor. The ceremony was graced by staff and students.