FUOYE Female Handball Team Wins Bronze Medal in Southwest Contest Debut

The Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE) celebrates the success of its female handball team, which secured the bronze medal in their inaugural appearance at the Southwest Handball Contest.

FUOYE Female Handball Team Wins Bronze Medal in Southwest Contest Debut

In a remarkable achievement, the Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE) has added another feather to its cap as its young and promising female handball team clinched the bronze medal in their debut outing at the Southwest Handball Contest. Organized by the Southwest Handball Association, the competition saw participation from female students representing various universities in the region.

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The FUOYE team's success marks a significant milestone for the university's sports program, reflecting its commitment to nurturing talent and fostering excellence beyond academics. Led by the Chairperson of the University Sports Committee, Prof. Chika Asogwa, who also serves as the Dean of the Faculty of Communication and Media Studies, the team showcased resilience and determination throughout the tournament.

This victory echoes FUOYE's past triumphs in sports competitions nationally, including the gold medal secured by the volleyball team in the Ekiti State Volleyball Championship in October 2023. The university's consistent achievements underscore its dedication to promoting a holistic development approach for its students.

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Acknowledging the remarkable performance of the female handball players, Prof. Asogwa expressed gratitude to the university's Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Abayomi Sunday Fasina, for his unwavering support towards the sports unit. This recognition highlights the collaborative efforts between the university administration and the sports department in nurturing sporting talent and fostering a culture of excellence.

The success of the FUOYE handball team serves as an inspiration for aspiring athletes and underscores the university's commitment to promoting sports as an integral part of student life. As FUOYE continues to make strides in sports, it reaffirms its position as a leading institution dedicated to holistic student development and academic excellence.

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