The management of the Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile-Ife, has disclosed that the institution is set to successfully host the 2023 West African Universities Games, WAUG.
The institution’s Public Relations Officer, Abiodun Olanrewaju, who made this known in a statement on Thursday added that the 2023 WAUG is slated to begin December 16.
“It will involve sports contingents from universities in the West African sub-region and participants will compete for medals in sports such as table tennis, basketball, athletics and many more”, he said.
Olanrewaju added that the Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, would be the special guest of honour during the opening and closing ceremonies of the games.
“The closing ceremony will come up on December 22”, he added.
WAUG, also known as the ECOWAS Students Games, is a multi-sport event between student-athletes from West African universities.