Aran-Orin Comprehensive High School, Odo-Owa and Jamat Nasir Islam Secondary School, Owu Isin have emerged champions of the 8th edition of D-Kits foundation Kwara state secondary schools volleyball championship in boys and girls category respectively.
The championship which was climaxed on Friday at the Indoor Sports Hall of the state’s stadium complex, Ilorin, Aran Orin Comprehensive High School dispatched Ansarul Islam College, Ikotun-Ile by three points to one in the boys category while in the girls category, JNI secondary school, Owu Isin overpowered Ansarul Islam College, Ikotun-Ile in three straight sets to win the competition.
Speaking at the closing ceremony of the championship, the chairman of the Kwara State volleyball Association, Bashorun Kayode Bankole commended all the participating schools for demonstrating the spirit of sportsmanship throughout the competition, stating that for exhibiting discipline and played according to the rules of the game was an assurance the state is a hub of volleyball future stars .
Bashorun Bankole, who was represented by his vice, Coach Bola Yusuf hailed officials and board members of the association for their unwavering support towards a hitch free championship, adding that some of the talents discovered at the championship will be nurtured and incorporated into the state team.
Orota Community High School, Odo-Owa and Iloffa Community High School emerged 3rd respectively in both categories while participating were presented with volleyball ball to appreciate their participation
Dignitaries and stakeholders including Executive Chairman, Sports Commission, Mallam Bola Magaji, Director of Sports and administrator of KFA, Alhaji Bako Ibrahim, Head of Organizing, Hamidu Olowo, Head Coaching, Patience Lawal and other volleyball family attended the grand finale.