The Preliminary rounds of the Maltina School Games 2021 edition will be held in the City of Abuja from 20th May to 1st June 2021.
The preliminary competition, which will determine the athletes that will go through to the state finals, will be held across the eight different locations in Abuja, including GSS, Danagara, GSS Kwali, GSS Kuje, GSS Gwagwalada, GSS Maje, JSS DutseSangwari, GDSSKaru and GSS T/Wada.
Commenting on the event, Senior Brand Manager, Maltina, Elohor Olumide-Awe said, “We are glad to announce the commencement of the State preliminaries, not just in Lagos State but in four different states within the Federation. It’s been an exciting period of planning for the Maltina Team, and seeing all the planning come to life is beyond amazing. I’m sure the students have been working hard and practicing as well. We trust that this edition will be a memorable one”.
“We are particularly grateful to the Nigerian School Sports Federation (NSSF) for their cooperation as well as the State Ministry of Education for their immense contribution to the successful planning of this event. To the hardworking athletes, I say good luck, and may the odds be in your favor”.
The event will be coordinated by the NSSF in collaboration with the state ministry of education, and will also be held in different regions across Bauchi, Abuja and Port Harcourt. The best 2 athletes from each preliminary will qualify for the state finals.
There will be 4 sub-categories in each category(Junior Boys, Junior Girls, Senior Boys & Senior Girls). The athletes will compete in track events which include 100m Sprint, 200m Sprint, 400m, 800m and 4x100m relay.
The Maltina School Games is an annual track and field competition organised by Maltina and it’s designed to enhance the all-round development of young people through sporting activities.
Maltina is Nigeria’s No. 1 smooth, nourishing malt drink. Launched by the pioneer brewing company Nigerian Breweries Plc, it is fortified with Vitamins and Calcium for healthy families.
It is the only malt beverage that offers a variety of flavors. Over the years, Maltina has maintained its brand position with innovations and messages of sharing happiness.