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Lagos To host U-15 Rugby 7s Championship


Eight States Set To Send U-15 Boys, Girls Teams To Championship. 

Lagos State Rugby Association, in conjunction with the Lagos State Sports Commission, is set to host the U-15s Rugby Championship for boys and girls on Saturday. The event holds at CMS Grammar School, Bariga, Lagos.

According to the organisers, eight states have indicated interest to send their U-15 boys and girls teams to the championship.

The Chairman, Lagos State Rugby Association, Larinde Williams, said the championship is organized to discover more talents from the grassroots, a report by The Guardian reveled. 

“As a result of the recently concluded National Youth Games in Ilorin, which helped in exposing youths to grow in the game of rugby, the Lagos State Rugby Association decided to stage this tournament to create more awareness at the grassroots, and also discover talents.

“For Rugby to develop in Nigeria, there must be a tournament set aside to develop the kids who are in love with rugby. Eight states have signified their interest in the championship, and it will be fun,” he said.

The tournament begins at 8.00 am and teams expected to feature include Abia, Ogun, Kano, Edo, Kwara, Phscale Academy and the host, Lagos rugby team.

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