Event! RCCG 2017 YOUTH SPORT COMPETITION
The just concluded 2017 redeem Christian church of God youth convention hosted a sport competition for both male and female which consists of different games such as football, volleyball, basketball, lawn tennis, table tennis, chess and lots more. Different team from regions across Nigeria participated in the competition.
Emmanuel Oveh, who officiated the volleyball competition, talked more about the competition. He explained that seven regions registered for the male volleyball aspect while four regions registered for the female. The male were grouped into two groups A and B, group A consists of three regions while group B consists of four regions and all the matches were played at Emmanuel’s park.
The football competition which featured both male and female was reported the most interesting sport in the competition. The female played five aside and all the matches were played at car park C of the old redemption camp. The male play standard eleven players, the matches were played on three different pitches such as RHS (Redeemers High School), Redeemers Nursery and Primary school and Gateway International Stadium, Shagamu.
The football gold was presented to region 19.The overall winner of the sport competition was region 2(Lagos) with 11golds, 12silvers, 5bronzes. The second position goes to region 3(Osun state) with 9golds, 2silvers, 7bronzes, and the overall third position was region 5(Ebonyi) with 5golds, 2 silvers, 5bronzes.
The basketball, lawn tennis, and table tennis were played at the Emmanuel’s park while Chess and Scrabbles were played at the youth place. The athletic sport competition also featured both male and female on the races like the 100metres, 200metres, 400metres, and 4 by 100metres and 1500metres and the venue was at the Gateway international stadium, shagamu.