Owena Little League baseball team has won again the 2nd Edition of the Little League Nigeria District baseball (U12) tournament. The tournament which was held in Ibadan brought together 17 leagues team across Nigeria. The Akure team won Excellers from Ibadan in a keenly contested final game 5runs to 4runs to win the championship for the second consecutive time.
Presenting the trophy to the champion, Mr. Gerard Hall, founder of the DC Knight Youths Sports, Washington, United States of America, said he saw in the Owena Little League team, discipline, dedication and hard work, that he was not surprise at their victory in the tournament.
The team also won different categories of awards for their brilliant performances in the course of the championship.
While speaking with one of the recipients of the awards, Tobiloba Hassan, who was adjudged the Best Base Runner in the tournament, she said the prize is dedicated to her team mates because everyone is the best in every of their positions. “I am so happy for this award because I never saw it coming”, said Tobiloba
According to the President, Owena Little League, Mr. Chibuisi Ukandu, he said the victory is the Lord’s doing, and he saluted the courage of the players for their team work and the coaching crew for their relentless efforts at instilling self discipline and confidence into the players in every of the games they played.