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Junior rugby league begins to take maintain in Nigeria and Ghana

An preliminary three college pageant has taken place in Nigeria which is able to result in an additional 5 enjoying as a part of an outreach growth programme. Lagos Haven Rugby League Membership hosted the occasion as a part of the bigger NRLA youth technique plan, iTry.

Jubril Martins Memorial Grammar Faculty, Caro Favoured Faculty and Toyibat Excessive Faculty performed within the preliminary matches and youth coach Samson Okeowo, commented: “Lagos Haven RLFC is proud to announce the graduation of Lagos Colleges Rugby League. An all Lagos colleges match will happen in the direction of the top of July and would be the first of its type, marking a profitable inaugural yr of our Outreach programme.

“It is a big step in cementing rugby league as a sport of alternative in Nigeria and can guarantee future growth of the sport. We wish to thank Africa Plus Companions (APP), our sponsors. for making this attainable. We encourage all golf equipment to comply with go well with and undertake colleges into the programme as quickly as attainable.”

In the meantime in Ghana, the deciding match of a 3 sport preliminary junior championship collection between Agency Basis and African Warriors takes place tomorrow (Sunday) on the Legon Rugby Area in Accra. Basis received the primary sport 12-0 however Warriors hit again to say the second 14-4 to arrange the winner-takes-all conflict.

Ghana RLA junior coordinator, Collins Ofosu, stated: “I’d entreat dad and mom, academics and youngsters to return on board so we prepare and educate them the sport of rugby league and with this enhance the variety of golf equipment within the junior championship.”

Picture 1 – Toyibat complete Faculty vs Caro Favoured Colleges

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