2018 Inter-Collegiate Sports/Vice-Chancellor’s Cup: -COLPLANT Defeats COLFHEC Male Football Team …As COLANIM Emerges Overall Champion

College of Plant Science and Crop Production (COLPLANT) has won the Men’s Final football match of the 2018 Inter-Collegiate Sports/Vice Chancellor’s Cup.

 

What football living legend, Lionel Messi can’t do, our own Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Development), (representing the Vice-Chancellor), Prof. Lateef Sanni, can do better as he kicked off the final match of the tournaments with the Bursar, Mr. Chukwuwinke Ezekpeazu (1st left), the Registrar, Dr. ‘Bola Adekola (2nd left) and the Ag. Director of Sports, Dr. Samuel Olabanji (in track suit) watching with admiration.

To achieve this feat, COLPLANT defeated the College of Food Science and Human Ecology (COLFHEC) 4-2 aggregate in a breath taking penalty kick after a 1-1 draw in a tension soaked match.

Meanwhile, the College of Animal Science and Livestock Production (COLANIM) emerged the overall winner of the tournament after leading other Colleges on the medals table with a total of 13 Gold, 9 Silver and 11 Bronze.

Following closely in second position is the College of Management Sciences (COLMAS) with 6 Gold, 4 Silver and 5 Bronze; and COLPANT stood in the third position with 5 Gold, 5 Silver and 8 Bronze.

With this victory, COLANIM has successfully defended the feat it achieved in 2016, when the tournament was last hosted.

Charging the students and participants during the kick-off of the match, the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Kolawole Salako, represented by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Development), Professor Lateef Sanni congratulated everybody for taking part in the event, reiterating that the promotion of sports and recreation is one of the 12 points agenda of the Vice-Chancellor assuring that Management is committed to that.

Representative of the Vice-Chancellor, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Development), Prof. Lateef Sanni, in a warm handshake with one of the players, preparatory to the commencement of the Men’s Football final match at FUNAAB Sports Ground.

Other standings on the medals table are as follows: