28 athletes for NUGA
Twenty eight athletes are to represent FUTA at the Nigerian Universities Games (NUGA) to be hosted by the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.
At the 24th Zone B Pre-NUGA eliminations held at the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, FUTA paraded 82 athletes for nine games with 28 of them scaling through in athletics, table tennis, tennis, judo and taekwondo.
The university?s Sports Co-ordinator, Coach Michael Ajibua, praised the efforts of the athletes and their officials in qualifying for the finals and urged them to step up preparation to bring laurels to the institution.
Ajibua also praised the university management for releasing funds which enabled the athletes to participate in the preliminaries, soliciting for more. He also promised that the athletes would perform even better at the finals.