The excellent state of sporting facilities at the Federal University of Technology, FUTA, Akure and the sports loving disposition of the staff and students of the institution have once again received commendation. Players and officials of teams which played their matches at the FUTA sports center during the Mimiko U-18 International Soccer Tournament (“Miston
2013”) described the well groomed field and the state of the art tartan tracks as excellent saying the pitch brought out the best in them. The Local Coordinating Committee (LCC) of the competition also commended staff and students of the Federal University of Technology, Akure for trooping out in large number to watch all the matches played at the venue.
The Vice-Chairman of Miston LCC, Honourable Akin Akinbobola gave the commendation during the group stage matches and quarter final matches of the tournament, held at the FUTA Sports Centre. While commending the staff and students for their conduct during the tournament, Honourable Akinbobola described them as the best supporters and spectators during the tournament.
FUTA Sports Centre hosted Group B and the quarter final matches of the tournament with Young Stars FC of Akure, Prestige Height International FC of Ghana, Yobo Football Academy of Lagos and Vocam Revival Academy, Makurdi playing before an enthusiastic crowd of students and staff. The Coordinator of the Centre, who is also the Acting Director of
Sports, FUTA, Coach Alayode Ajibua also commended the organizers for a job well done. He also commended FUTA students for their conduct during the tournament stating that the University would continue to maintain its state of the art sporting facilities.
This is not the first time that FUTA would be hosting an international competition. In 2010 the institution hosted the second edition of the West African University Games where students from tertiary institutions from across the West African sub- region competed for honours in Table Tennis, Athletics and Lawn Tennis.
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