All is now set for the sixth edition of Adron Games which is scheduled to take place between November 10-12, 2022 at the Yaba College of Technology Sports Complex in Lagos.
The event which is organized by leading Real Estate and Property Development company, Adron Homes and Property Limited, which celebrated its tenth anniversary this year, is themed, ‘The Fit are the Best.’
While addressing the Media at their head office nat an event to herald this year’s event, the Director General, Business Strategy of the company, Mr. Ayodeji Ojo-Omoniyi said the event would feature track and field events for Adron workers, Landlords and Home owners, Adron Contractors, Tertiary students as well as Partners of Adron Homes and Properties Limited.
Mr. Ojo-Omoniyi described the Games as an annual fitness and bonding initiative by the company which brings many stakeholders together and promote fitness among the workers, contractors, home owners and the public.
In his words, ‘At Adron Homes and Properties, we are always showcasing grass root talents in the Tertiary institutions since we started the Adron Games six years ago and this year will not be an exception.
‘’This year, the games would feature 18 Track and Field events like Football, Volleyball, Basketball, Shotput, Long Jump and Tug of war and we will also be introducing Hurdles.
‘’We are excited that Tobi Amusan placed Nigeria yet on the global map recently with her athletics prowess during the World Athletics Championships in Oregon, United States where she broke the world record twice in the 100 meters Hurdles. We might just discover another Tobi this year.”
While lending her voice, the sponsoring company’s group secretary, Jesuyemisi Odeyemi said: “There will be raffle in which the media would be opportune to win prizes.
“On our part, we would verify participants with staff identification card while students would be registered based on the data of the tertiary institutions.”
Also speaking, former Super Eagles midfielder, Waidi Akanni, who is the technical consultant for the games, added that only the 2020 edition failed to hold due to outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic.
In his words, “The tenacity of Adron Homes’ Group Managing Director, Adetola Emmanuel-King has been awesome in organising the competition every year.
“As usual, we have lined up Games Ambassadors for this year and they include ex-Nigeria internationals, Daniel Amokachi and Joseph Yobo and we assure you that we will take the notches higher this year because the sponsor is also ten years old this year.
Since inception, the games had featured track and field queens, ex-international as well as celebrities as Ambassadors including Mary Onyali, Falilat Ogunkoya, Samson Siasia, Peter Rufai, Mutiu Adepoju, Daniuel Amokachi, Aisha Falode as well as dance instructor and fitness coach, Kafayat Shafau better known as Kaffy.