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NESTLE: Ijaiye Housing Estate Grammar School And Dom Domigos College Crowned Champions At 24th Milo Basketball Championship

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Jul 6, 2024

The national finals of the 24th Milo Basketball Championship (MBC) concluded with thrilling victories at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium in Lagos. Ijaiye Housing Estate Grammar School from Lagos State and Dom Domigos College from Delta State emerged as champions in the male and female categories, respectively.

In the male category, Ijaiye Housing Estate Grammar School triumphed over Father O’Connell from Niger State in a tense match. The game, which ended 38-38 in the fourth quarter, went into extra time, where Ijaiye Housing Estate Grammar School edged out the boys from Niger State with a final score of 49-45.

The female category saw Dom Domigos College defeating the 2023 champions, Topfield College, Ajegunle, with a final score of 44-38 to secure the national championship title.

Wassim El-Husseini, Managing Director of Nestlé Nigeria Plc, praised the participants for their competitive spirit and congratulated everyone on their journey. He remarked, “The participants embodied a spirit of competition that this championship fosters. To every player, coach, and supporter, your journey here is a testament to your hard work and commitment. I congratulate everyone.”

He added, “At Nestlé, we are deeply committed to our values. We believe in a culture of inclusivity, collaboration, and excellence. Our passion constantly drives us to innovate and create a positive impact in the lives of young athletes through initiatives like the Milo Basketball Championship as we strive to empower the next generation by instilling values of perseverance, endurance, and teamwork.”

The championship also featured a special category for young people with disabilities, underscoring its commitment to diversity and inclusion.

The winners received a championship trophy, cash prizes, basketball kits, and an array of MILO goodies.

Nestlé Nigeria, Africa’s top food and beverage company, is known for its quality, excellence, and commitment to creating shared value. With a heritage of more than 63 years in Nigeria, the firm continues to ensure the availability and accessibility of nutritious food and beverage products. Additionally, Nestlé supports the communities closest to its operations and takes action to safeguard the environment through sustainable business practices.

Employing over 2,300 people directly, Nestlé Nigeria operates three factories and seven branch offices across the country, producing and marketing iconic brands including Maggi, Milo, Golden Morn, Nestlé Pure Life, and Cerelac.

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