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JAMB Spends N25m To Organize Football Competition For Tertiary Institutions


The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has approved N25m for the sponsorship of the 2nd JAMB Tertiary Institutions Football Competition.

Secretary, Main Organising Committee, JAMB Games 2018, Abdulateef Adedeji, has said this on Wednesday.

JAMB Spends N25m To Organize Football Competition For Tertiary Institutions
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He spoke during an interview with newsmen in Ilorin on the sidelines of the media briefing for the tournament.

Adedeji said the competition would hold  between  September  30  and  October  6.”

The Kwara State Commissioner of Sports,  Muideen Alalade, represented by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Sports, Samuel  Ayobola, said 16  institutions comprising  five universities, four polytechnics, five colleges of education and two innovative enterprise institutions would participate in the competition.

The Kwara State Director of Sports, Tunde Kazeem, listed  the schools as Federal College of Education, Kano; Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo; Benue College of Education, Katsina Alla; Delta State College of Education, Agbor; and College of Education, Ikemona, Kwara State.

Others are Yaba College of Education, Lagos; Federal Polytechnic Mubi, Adamawa State; Federal Polytechnic Nekede, Imo State; Federal Polytechnic Kazaure, Jigawa State; University of Ilorin; and four other universities.

He added that Aquitech College of Agriculture and Technology, Ibadan; and Gloryland Institute of Management, Ankpa, Kogi State would participate in the event.

Kazeem said the winners would be rewarded with a trophy and N300,000 cash, N200,000 for the second-place team and N100,000 for third-place finishers.


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