By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde
Sports Writer, kick442.com Nigeria
Mayflower Schools, Ikenne emerged as the overall winners of the 2022 Remo Secondary Schools Relay Championships for Public and Private Schools after the conclusion of the event on Tuesday, March 15, 2022, at Gateway International Stadium Sagamu Ogun State.
The school won the Mixed 4×400m and Mixed 4×100m.
Mayflower School won the 4×100m mixed relay ahead of Methodist Comprehensive College, Sagamu, and Mayflower Private School, Ikenne.
In the 4×400m mixed Relay race, Mayflower School finished first ahead of Remo Secondary School, Sagamu, and Muleruwa Comprehensive High School.
Medalists smiled home with 30,000, 20,000, and 10,000 Naira for first, second, and third-placed schools respectively.
Mayflower School Athletic coach Chief Modupe after the competition told www.kick442.com that dedication and passion to deliver motivated athletes to come out top.
“It was a great joy for me because putting the athletes together for competitions. As far as the result is concerned, it was a surprise and also not a surprise that Mayflower School came out top at this event. The team won both the 4×400 and 4×100m and the private school also performed well. There is no special secret behind Mayflower’s good performance but dedication and the passion to deliver. Over the years, it has always been like this that the school always excels. We want to thank the District Sports Officer (DSO) for his wonderful administration which keeps us going.”
The two-day event which started on Monday, March 14, 2022, was sponsored by the Keshiro of Remoland, Ajagugbade of Makun, and Bobasuwa of Oko, Sagamu, Otunba Olugbenga Abijo.
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