CRICKET FEDERATION CONDUCTS 1ST PRIMARY SCHOOL CRICKET CHAMPIONSHIP IN EKITI STATE
The NIGERIA CRICKET FEDERATION NCF in collaboration with the EKITI STATE CRICKET ASSOCIATION has successfully organized the first edition of the NCF Primary School championship in the South-West state of EKITI in Nigeria.
The event which took place between 11th and 12th August 2016 in the capital Ado- Ekiti was hosted by CHRIST SCHOOL boys and girls.
The likes of HARDING MEMORIAL SCHOOL, ST MATHIAS SCHOOL, ST ANDREWS SCHOOL and EMMANUEL SCHOOLS all took part in the two days tournament.
The final match of the keenly contested tournament was between ST MATTHIAS and HARDING MEMORIAL .
HARDING MEMORIAL won the toss and elected to field sending in ST MATTHIAS to bat. St Matthias scored a total of 51 runs for the loss of 1 wicket in 5 overs while In the second innings, Harding Memorial could only manage a total of 44 runs for the loss of 3 wickets in 5 overs.
ST MATTHIAS eventually won the match by 8 runs and were crowned champions.
The tournament is part of the NIGERIAN CRICKET FEDERATION NCF initiative in the development of grass-root cricket and promoting mass participation in primary schools.