• Short Summary

    THE SECOND WEST AFRICAN INTER-UNIVERSITY GAMES ENDED IN ACCRA, GHANA, ON SATURDAY (APRIL 1) WITH IBADAN UNIVERSITY COLLECTING THE MOST TROPHIES.

  • Description

    THE SECOND WEST AFRICAN INTER-UNIVERSITY GAMES ENDED IN ACCRA, GHANA, ON SATURDAY (APRIL 1) WITH IBADAN UNIVERSITY COLLECTING THE MOST TROPHIES. ITS TEAM WON SIX OUT OF THE FOURTEEN CUPS AT STAKE DURING THE SIX-DAY GAMES.

    THE CLOSING SESSION OF THE GAMES KICKED OFF WITH A GRAND MARCH-PAST BY CONTINGENTS OF THE EIGHT WEST AFRICAN UNIVERSITIES TAKING PART.

    CHIEF AKIN DEKO, THE REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE U.N. FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANISATION, TOOK THE SALUTE AND LATER SPOKE ON BEHALF OF THE ORGANISERS AND PROMOTERS OF THE GAMES.

    SIR SAMUEL MANUWA, THE GAMES PATRON, SPOKE ON BEHALF OF THE ??? MILITARY LEADER, AND TRACED THE ORIGIN OF THE INTER-VARIETY GAMES.

    TO ROUND OFF THE FINAL DAY AT THE ACCRA SPORTS STADIUM, THE KUMASI UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY BEAT LAGOS UNIVERSITY BY NINE GOALS TO ONE TO WIN THE SOCCER DIVISION OF THE GAMES.

    DURING THE SIX DAYS, FOUR RECORDS WERE BROKEN AND A FIFTH ???. APART FROM THE SIX TROPHIES WON BY ISADAN UNIVERSITY, THREE WENT TO KUMASI, TWO TO THE UNIVERSITY OF GHANA, LEGON, AND ONE EACH TO LAGOS UNIVERSITY, UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF CAPE COAST, AND THE CUTTINGTON COLLEGE, LIBERIA.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9LOM8PJ3504RDOP6MYHXAVVGW
    Media URN:
    VLVA9LOM8PJ3504RDOP6MYHXAVVGW
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/04/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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