Red House has emerged overall winners of the 5th annual Inter-House sports competition of Little Einstein Montessori Academy Abuja.
After several hours of competition in various sporting events which saw staffs as well as parents participating in novelty contests, Red house garnered 16 medals out of 21 to emerged champions of the yearly sports fiesta.
The competition which involved four houses and held at the Hockey Pitch of the M.K.O. Abiola Stadium in Abuja saw Blue and Green House came 2nd and 3rd winning three and two medals respectively.
Speaking after the keen contest, The Directress of Little Einstein Montessori Academy Abuja, Ebimoboere Elezieanya commended the pupils for their impressive performance in sporting activities, adding the competition
is aimed at teaching the children the spirits of sportsmanship saying it would help to build character and encourage healthy rivalry among the children.
“Every year we gather together the children, parents, friends and family to host our annual inter-house sports competitions and this year was not different because we celebrated the fifth anniversary of the inter-house day, it was filled with all the parents and we hand a lot of fun,” she said.
“The house that won this year is red house yellow house won last year, so every year a new house is winning, the games aren’t to show competitions but the teach the children sportsmanship, we at Little Einstein believe that if they start early then they will be able to continue these activities when they grow up”.
“Also the Nigeria sports commission does a lot of sporting activities that are the reason we can to the star to host our inter-house sports so that the children can beginning to experience things like this and know that their county is not let out when it comes to sports”.
She further stated that talent discovered at the inter-house would be nurtured so as to represent the country in the future tournament while commending LEADERSHIP sports for supporting the competition
“We have a very rich sporting culture and we don’t want to lose that, that is why we keep doing this event, I will like to thanks LEADERSHIP Newspaper for been here and supporting us in this event.
“Nigeria will be amazed that we have the likes of Serena Williams and Usain Bolt, As we know practice makes perfect, we will keep developing them because we have seen good athletes that will represent Nigeria in future competitions” she concluded.