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Lagos, Delta Emerge Champions Of 24th Milo Secondary School Basketball Championship

Lagos, Delta Emerge Champions Of 24th Milo Secondary School  Basketball Championship

Winners have emerged in the 24th edition of Milo Secondary School Basketball Championship.

The grand finale of the 2024 edition of the competition took place at the Indoor Hall of the National Stadium Lagos.

Ijaye Housing Estate Grammar School, Lagos defeated Father O’Connell Science College, Niger State 49-45 in a keenly contested men’s final.

The two teams were tied 38-38 at the end of the fourth quarter.

The Lagos Boys won the game in extra-time.

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In the Female Category, Don Domigos College, Delta State beat holders , Topfield College, Ajegunle 44-38.

The Managing Director of Nestlé Nigeria Plc, Mr Wassim El-Husseini, commended the participants for embodying the spirit of competition and congratulated everyone on their journey.

He said, “The participants embodied a spirit of competition that this championship fosters. To every player, coach, and supporter, your journey here is a testament to your hard work and commitment. I congratulate everyone.

“At Nestlé, we are deeply committed to our values. We believe in a culture of inclusivity, culture of collaboration and excellence. Our passion constantly drives us to innovate and create a positive impact in the lives of young athletes through initiatives like the Milo Basketball Championship as we strive to empower the next generation as we instil value perseverance, endurance and teamwork,” he said.

The championship also featured a special category for young people with disabilities, highlighting its commitment to diversity and inclusion.

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