By James Agberebi in Abeokuta: South-South Zone emerged the overall winners at the fourth edition of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) national games tagged “Doctors’ Games” held in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
The fourth edition of the NMA national games was proudly supported by Mega Lifesciences Nigeria Limited.
South-South Zone first position with 17 gold, three silver and seven bronze medals.
Second position went to North-Central who had three gold, one silver, four bronze medals, while North-West finished third with three gold and one bronze.
Hosts Ogun were fifth with two gold, six silver and nine bronze.
For emerging as overall winners, South-South have now won every edition of the NMA national games (2014,2016, 2017).
Present during the closing ceremony were the National President NMA Professor Mike Ogirima and other top NMA officials.
South-South capped an eventful participation with a 4-1 win against South-East in the football event in the closing ceremony.
This year’s edition which kicked off on Wednesday, 21 February, had doctors representing South-South, South-East, hosts Ogun, Lagos, North-Central, North-West all participating.
Participants competed in football, basketball, volleyball, table tennis, scrabble, draught and chess.