UNIMAID Desert Warriors Win 2021 Higher Institutions Football League (HiFL)

The University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) Desert Warriors have emerged winners of the 2021 Higher Institutions Football League (HiFL).

At the final played at the Yaba College of Technology Sports Complex, UNIMAID Desert Warriors defeated Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba, (AAUA) Luminaries 1-0 to win the competition.

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Isaac Okeke, Ekunke Odey Goodness, Quickpen Deborah & Olanrewaju Obaloluwa Win 2021 African Youth Chess Championship

Isaac Okeke, Ekunke Odey Goodness, Quickpen Deborah and Olanrewaju Obaloluwa have emerged gold medallist winners at the 2021 African Youth Chess Championship.

In all, Nigeria won four gold and one silver with a total of 23 points. Egypt finished top of the table winning four gold, two silver and four bronze medals with a total of 30 points.

The 2021 African Youth Chess Championship took place at the Best Western Plus Accra Beach Hotel, in Accra, Ghana, from 17th to 26th September 2021. The tournament had over 170 participants from 11 countries. Isaac Okeke – 2135 (U-18) from Nigeria was the top seed at the event.

African Chess Confederation (ACC) organized the event in collaboration with Ghana Chess Association who played host to the participants.

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Team Brainiacs Wins 2021 Mindgames Incorporated Scrabble Premier League (MGI)

Team Brainiacs has won the 2021 Mindgames Incorporated Scrabble Premier League (MGI).

Out of 12 teams that participated in the Division A category of the MGI Scrabble League held across various centres in Nigeria, Team Brainiacs won 41 games to accumulate the highest point in the championship.

The highly competitive MGI League, had over 200 scrabble players from across the country in the final of the league.

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D’Tigress Win 2021 FIBA Women’s Afrobasket Championship

D’Tigress have emerged winner of the 2021 FIBA Women’s Afrobasket Championship after defeating Mali in the final in Yaounde, Cameroon.

With the triumph, Nigeria’s national women’s basketball team, D’Tigress have now lifted the Women Afrobasket title for the third consecutive time.

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