Amuwo Odofin Holds Traditional Sports Tourney


Amuwo Odofin Festival Foundation added glamour to Traditional Games as the residents  thronged the 3rd Traditional Draughts and Rams Charging competitions staged at  Festac Town recently.

The game started on a bright note with Ayo-Olopon attracting  spectactors’s  attention.

Sunday Adeniyi from Oriade Local Council Development Area,defeated Thomas Alonge  from Festac, while Comrade Kola Bamgbola from Oriade LCDA placed third.

The game of cards dragged on for long but Olarenwaju Olusanya from Festac defeated  Ibukun Olunloyo also from Festac as Gbemi Durosinmi Oriade fought courageously to  beat Adeyemi Olagoke of Festac 2-1 for third place.

The draughts match lasted for hours, pitching experienced Lawrence Edun against  Oluwatoyin Akinwola from Festac who eventually slumped, both from Oriade to contend  for third and fourth positions.

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In the Rams Charging game, Nokia coming from Agboju in Oriade LCDA, looked too  strong to be handled by other rams as he charged ferociously to reduce all  challengers to mere pretenders.

He won the prize money of N25,000, while Hammer from Festac and Etirinkankan from  Waterside in Oriade LCDA went home with N10,000.

In all, over 30 rams took part in the Rams Charging game.

Earlier in the day, memory  games like Ten-Ten, Suwe and rope skipping took place  among the Festac youth pioneers, who came in large number to the gathering.

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