By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde
Sports Writer, kick442.com Nigeria
The first Co-educational Secondary School in West Africa, Remo Secondary School (RSS) Sagamu, Ogun State, emerged as winners of the football event of the 2021 AIONIAN Festival of Sports and Academic Competitions, sponsored by Adron Homes on Saturday.
Host, Remo Secondary School (RSS) defeated Ilesha Grammar School 1-0 to win the football gold at the Games.
The final of the football event of the 82nd AIONIAN Games was decided by Kayode Solomon’s goal in the first half for RSS off a save from Ilesha Grammar School’s goalkeeper which was not cleared by the defenders.
Ilesha Grammar School tried to equalise thereafter but the Remo boys hold on to their slim lead till the end of the game.
The final was graced by the Paramount Ruler of Remoland (Akarigbo of Remoland), who is a product of the school and prominent old students of the school.
RSS, Sagamu, officially established on February 4, 1946, is the first Secondary School to accommodate both male and female students in West Africa.
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