David Hall College, Obalende, Ikoyi, and Topfield College, Ajugunle, Apapa, both in
Lagos have dominated the Western Conference of the 22nd MILO Secondary
Schools Basketball Championship.
Their wins have qualified them to play in the
National Finale of the Championship this year.
Hard fighting David Hall College, Obalende, Ikoyi, Lagos, defeated the girls from
Oshogbo Grammar School, Oshogbo, Osun State, 31 to 15 to emerge Champions
in the girls category.
In the boys category, Topfield College, Ajugunle, Apapa, Lagos
won by a single point defeating Victorroti Private Secondary School, Idi-Aba,
Abeokuta, Ogun State, 47 to 46.
Speaking at the closing ceremony of the Championship, Category Manager for
Beverages, Nestlé Nigeria, Mr. Olutayo Olatunji said, “It is a delight to be here and
to witness this exceptional display of skills at this Western Conference finals.
MILO, we believe that sports provide a platform to teach children grit and help them
imbibe values on their journey to success in life. This is why we have been
committed to the MILO Secondary Schools Basketball Championship in Nigeria for
the last 22 editions.
This Championship will continue to provide opportunities for
developing qualities including leadership skills, ability to work in a team,
perseverance, courage, self-belief and respect in these young ones who
The Oyo State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Barrister
Rahman Abiodun Abdul-Rasheed said, “I wish to sincerely appreciate and thank
Nestlé Nigeria PLC for this giant step the company has taken in organising a
competition of this magnitude nationwide, consistently for over two decades.
MILO Secondary Schools Basketball Championship has contributed to national