UNIPORT Emerges Overall Winner At NUGA Games With 150 Medals

25th NUGA Games 2017

The University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) has emerged overall winner of the just concluded 25th Nigeria University Games Association (NUGA) after claiming 150 medals.

The games were held at the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benue State between April 22 and 29.

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The medals table released by the NUGA secretariat on Saturday in Makurdi showed that a total of 57 universities contested for medals at the sports fiesta.

UNIPORT had 70 gold, 47 silver and 33 bronze medals secured in Judo, Athletics, Taekwondo, Volleyball, Basketball, Scrabble and Tennis.

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Ahmadu Bello University Zaria won 11 gold, 2 silver and 3 bronze medals to emerge a distant second, while Benson Idahosa University came third with 10 gold, 7 silver and 9 bronze.

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University of Lagos with 20 medals, made up of 9 gold, 4 silver and 7 bronze took fourth position, while University of Benin was fifth and the host institution took the 11th position with 2 gold, 10 silver and 12 bronze medals.

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