Starfield Schools Emphasise Integrity, Fair Play at 11th Inter-house Sports 

Starfield Schools Emphasise Integrity, Fair Play at 11th Inter-house Sports 

The Head of Starfield Schools, Lagos, Mrs. Juliana Eigbe, has advised students to uphold the spirit of sportsmanship in all sporting activities.

Speaking at the 11th inter-house sports competition of Starfield Primary and Secondary Schools held at Agege Stadium, Lagos, Eigbe urged the students to make the competition a reflection of the school’s unity, friendliness, and shared love for sports.

She said that as students compete in various sporting events, they should remember that the essence of sports lies in victory and the value of teamwork, dedication and fair play.

The head of the school urged the students to do their best, compete with integrity, and support fellow housemates.

The chairwoman of the event, Mrs. Abosede Ogunsile, said school inter-house helps promote academic performance and sharpen students’ skills. She advised schools to engage students in sporting activities and that new talents can be discovered through such exercise.  

The Director of Studies, Mr Chris Eigbe, said the students exhibited unity, sportsmanship, camaraderie and fairness during the various events.

In her remarks, the principal of Starfield College, Mrs. Sara Oyinloye, said that sports are good for a child’s total well-being, and thus, schools should promote sporting activities.

Oyinloye urged schools in the country to accord sports priority, adding that people in sports are making huge money. She tasked the competitors to carry forward the spirit of sportsmanship, resilience, teamwork and excellence.

Results for the primary school event showed that the White House emerged as the winner with 10 gold, nine silver, and nine bronze medals. Second place went to Navy Blue House with 10 gold, nine silver, and eight bronze medals. Red House came third with eight gold, four silver, and eight bronze medals, while Sky Blue placed fourth with four gold, ten silver, and eight bronze medals.

Blue House won the competition in the secondary school category with 12 gold, seven silver, and four bronze medals. Red House followed with six gold, six silver, and two bronze medals. Green House placed third with five gold medals, seven silver medals, and ten bronze medals, while Yellow House got two gold medals, five silver medals, and nine bronze medals for fourth place.

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