By Isaac Afolabi
Six polytechnics are currently competing in the zonal elimination stage ahead of this years Nigeria polytechnic games association NIPOGA currently going on at the RUGUS Giwa sports complex Ondo state.
This years edition which is the 20th edition will be staged in Ilorin the kwara state capital.
Confirming this to newsmen,secretary general games association for NIPOGA Dr Agboola Akinbode said the games involved for the elimination stages are ball games,racket games and few indoor games.
The games are football,basketball,volleyball,handball,badminton,chess and scramble.
The participating teams are the polytechnic Ibadan,Ire,Ede,Oke – Ogun ,Kogi poly,Esa Oke and host Rufus giwa poly
Dr Akinbode further stressed that the essence of the games is to discover talents,exchange ideas academically,engaged the students meaningfully and help the institutions to develop their facilities.
Reacting,deputy rector RUGIPO engineer Alagha Adelanka said Rufus giwa polytechnic has provided security for participating teams and will collaborate with partners to repair sports facilities in the institution ahead of the 2020 NIPOGA games which will be hosted by the polytechnic.