By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna
The secret behind Barnawa Baptist High School’s surprise second position finish at the just concluded Coach Felix Foundation Kaduna Secondary School Sports has been discovered.
It was gathered that the only five gold garnered by Barnawa Baptist High School were won by two female athletes from Coach Felix Academic and Sports Foundation Elizabeth Alege (4 Gold) and Favour Dare, one gold.
Alege as a result, emerged as the all time Kaduna secondary schools sports Most Valuable Athlete.
She won the 100m both under 15 & 17, 200m under 15 and anchored her school to victory in the 4x100m relay.
Favour Dare who is also member of Coach Felix Academic and Sports Foundation won the girls under 15 400m gold. She was also instrumental to the victory of girls 4x100m relay under 15 gold.
The second position finish of Barnawa Baptist School was unprecedented as several schools tipped to top the medals table were shocked.
It would be recalled that the annual Coach Felix Foundation/Youth Sports Federation of Nigeria (YSFON) Kaduna State Secondary Schools Athletics Competition was concluded at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna last weekend, with winners, Faith Academy finishing tops with five gold and other medals.