Following the success of the maiden edition of Maltina School Games, and a clear objective to remain a brand whose core value is to share happiness, Nigeria’s number one malt brand, Maltina, has kicked off registration for the second edition of the Maltina School Games.
The annual national track-and-field sports competition organised by Maltina for Secondary Schools in Nigeria commenced registration on April 19, 2021, and will close registration on May 14, 2021.
Speaking on the upcoming event, Portfolio Manager – Non-Alcoholic Drinks, NB Plc., Kehinde Kadiri noted that the Maltina School Games is one of the ways the Brand demonstrates its commitment to support youth development in the nation.
According to her, this year’s event is poised to be an exciting one for all participants, and schools are encouraged to register for the competition before the deadline.
"Beyond being crucial for children's health, sport is also a very useful tool for effective character education and this is why the Maltina School Games is uniquely designed to promote the all-round development of young people. From improving their social and leadership skills to bettering their wellbeing through physical activity", said Kadiri.
“We are calling on schools to register to participate in the 2021 games as we have an interesting lineup of events as well as new mouth-watering prizes for the winners," she concluded.
The state preliminaries which will feature 1400 schools, will be held across four states including; Lagos, Rivers, Bauchi and Abuja. A total of 352 student-athletes will qualify in each state for the state finals.
Some of the sporting activities include; 100m and 200m race, 4x100m, Javelin, and shotput. Prizes to be won includes cash prize, laptops, mobile phones, medals, and more.
Interested schools are required to send a letter of intent to the Lagos State Ministry of Education following the call for applications, after which they will be given two sets of registration forms for the school and the athletes. Both forms are to be filled and submitted back to the Lagos State Ministry of Education within the stipulated timeline and forms are transferred from the Ministry to the Nigeria School Sport Federation (NSSF) for processing. Athletes’ parents are required to provide consent while filling the form for athletes participation.
Notable faces in attendance at the previous edition of Maltina School Games include Dr Ademola Are, the Director of Grassroots Sports Development, Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports; His Royal Majesty (HRM), Oba Dario Jacob Olutayo, the Olasole of Lasole; Olabisi Joseph, President of the Nigeria School Sports Federation (NSSF) amongst others.
The Maltina School Games is a competition organized by Maltina to engage young people in different track and field activities.
For more information about the Maltina School Games, follow @Maltina on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, or visit the website, www.maltina-nigeria.com for updates.
Source: Legit Newspaper