ABEKE House has captured this year’s Doregos Private Academy’s inter-house sports meet.
Abeke, whose last success came in 1999, amassed 14 gold, six silver and seven bronze medals to emerge overall winner on the final day of the one-day athletics meet.
The eventual champion was second on the table with four gold medals, one short of Ogunsina House, which had five gold medals going into the final day, but was able to clinch 10 more gold medals starting with the 100 metres junior girls, which was won by Obia Favour. It also dominated the 100 and 200 metres senior girls’ event, claiming two gold and two silver medals in both events.
Four-time champion, Doregos House, came second after picking up nine gold, nine silver and eight bronze medals while Ogunsina finished third ahead of Wosiwola, which came fourth. Ogunsina dominated the relay event with three gold medals in the 4×100 metres senior boys, intermediate girls and junior girls categories, while the 4×100 metres intermediate boys went to Wosiwola and the senior girls’ category went to Doregos House.
Kufre-Abasi Essien of Abeke House was named best female athlete after winning three gold and one silver medals. The Akwa Ibom indigene, who revealed that she started running while in primary three, dedicated her medals to her mother, Juliana Abasi-Essien. Victor Adenuga was voted best male athlete after the Ogun State indigene won three gold and two silver medals for Ogunsina House.
Abeke House dominates at Doregos sports day