National Youth Games 2017 Successfully Conducted in Illorin Kwara State

                                    NATIONAL YOUTH GAMES ILORIN 2017 REPORT

 

The Nigeria Cricket Federation joined other Federations to participate in the National Youth Games organized by the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, which was held from the 7th to 17th of September 2017 at the University of Ilorin Permanent site, Kwara State.

 

States arrived Ilorin on the 8th and 9th of September with games resuming on the 10th.

 

After a successful zonal elimination series across the 5 regions of the country, below are the final teams that made it to Ilorin for the finals.

 

                                     TEAMS PRESENT.

             FEMALE

  1. Edo
  2. Plateau.
  3. Anambra.
  4. Oyo.
  5. Akwa Ibom.
  6. Kwara.
  7. Niger
  8. Kaduna.

MALE

  1. Edo.
  2. Oyo.
  3. Kwara.
  4. Kaduna.
  5. FCT Abuja.
  6. Imo.

 

Find below the resolutions from the strategic meeting held on the 9th of September between N.C.F officials, Umpires, Coaches, Team Managers and captains at the Multi-purpose hall, university of ilorin, kwara state.

GROUNDS

Three pitches were prepared (1, 2 & 3), Pitch 1 for Male and the others 2 pitches for Female.

 

Format of the game was Twenty Twenty  (T.20.)

 

The minimum numbers of players allowed to play a match is Eight (8). Any Team that presents below the required number (8) will not be allowed to play.

 

                                      FIXTURES:

Fixtures were conducted by a ballot system and a lucky dip

 

GROUP A          MALE.

Oyo.

Edo.

Kwara.

GROUP B           MALE.

Kaduna

FCT

Imo

GROUP A         FEMALE.

Akwa Ibom

Kaduna.

Edo.

Niger

GROUP B          FEMALE

Oyo

Plateau.

Anambra.

Kwara.

MALE MATCHES         (PITCH 1)

Game 1:    Oyo vs Edo.

Game 2.     Imo vs FCT.

Game 3.     Kwara vs Oyo.

Game 4.     Kaduna vs Imo.

Game 5.     Edo vs Kwara.

Game 6.      FCT vs Kaduna.

 

FEMALE MATCHES     (PITCH 2 & 3)

 

Game 1.     Akwa Ibom vs Kaduna P2.

Game 2.     Oyo vs Plateau P3.

Game 3.     Edo vs Niger P2

Game 4.     Anambra vs Kwara P3.

Game 5.     Akwa Ibom vs Edo P2.

Game 6.     Oyo vs Anambra P3.

Game 7.     Kaduna vs Niger P2.

Game 8.     Plateau vs Kwara P3.

Game 9.     Niger vs Akwa Ibom P2.

Game 10.   Kwara vs Oyo P3.

Game 11.   Edo vs Kaduna P2.

Game 12.   Anambra vs Plateau P3.

 

SEMI FINAL       MALE.

 

First Match:    1st Group A vs 2nd Group B.

Second Match:    1st Group B vs 2nd Group A.

 

SEMI FINAL     FEMALE.

 

First Match: 1st Group A vs 2nd Group B.

Second Match: 1st Group B vs 2nd Group A.

 

THIRD PLACE

 

Losers from both groups

FINAL.

Winners from both groups

 

POINTS DISTRIBUTION.

 

Win: 2 Points.

Rain: Share Points (1 point each).

 

Rain Obstructs game at 2nd innings….( D/L)method will be applied.

 

All Stakeholders present during the meeting unanimously agreed to the decisions reached as stated above.

 

Game time was scheduled for 9am on each day:

 

       DAY 1 (N.Y.G 2017)

                                   MALE CATEGORY

GAME 1  

Edo State Vs Oyo State

Oyo State won the toss and elected to field first sending in Edo State to bat

Edo State scored a total of 88 runs all out in 17.1 overs

In the second innings, Oyo state chased but fell short of the total scoring 80 runs all out in 12.2 overs.

Edo State won by 8 runs.

 

GAME 2

Imo State vs FCT

Imo State won the toss and elected to field to and sent FCT to bat.

FCT scored a total of 102 for the loss of 7 wickets in 20 overs

In the second innings, Imo State chased down the runs and scored a total of 103 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in 14.4 overs

Imo State won the match by 2 wickets.

 

                                        FEMALE CATEGORY

GAME 1

Akwa Ibom State vs Kaduna State

Kaduna won the toss and elected to field and sending in Akwa Ibom to bat.

Akwa ibom scored a total of 80 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in 15 overs.

In the second innings, Kaduna Chased down the runs and scored a total of 81 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in 14.3 overs.

Kaduna State won by 2 wickets.

 

GAME 2

Kwara State vs Anambra State

Anambra won the toss and elected to bat first scoring a total of 86 runs for the loss of 9 wickets in 15 overs.

In the second innings, Kwara out up a good fight in the chase but fell short of the total scoring 71 runs for the loss of 9 wickets in 15 overs.

Anambra State won the match by15 runs

GAME 3

Edo State vs Niger State

Edo State won the toss and elected to Bat scoring a total of 109 runs for the loss of 2 wickets in 15 overs.

In the second innings, Niger State scored a total of 37 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in 15 overs.

Edo State won by 72 runs

GAME 4

Oyo State vs Plateau State

Plateau won the toss and elected to field first sending in Oyo to bat. Oyo scored a total of 81 runs for the loss of 4 wickets in 10 overs.

In the second innings, Plateau chased and scored a total of 51 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in 8 overs.

Oyo State won by 30 runs

 

                                        DAY 2 (N.Y.G 2017)

Games continued on day 2 with results recorded accordingly.

                           MALE CATEGORY

GAME 3

Oyo State vs Kwara State

Oyo won the toss and elected to field sending in Kwara State to Bat.

Kwara Scored a total of 21 runs all out in 9.2 overs

In the second innings, Oyo scored a total of 25 runs for the loss of 3 wickets in 2.1 overs

Oyo won the match by 4 wickets.

GAME 4

Kaduna State vs Imo State

Imo State won the toss and elected to field sending in Kaduna State to Bat.

Kaduna scored a total of 131 runs for the loss of 3 wickets in 15 overs.

In the second innings, Imo scored a total of 70 runs for the loss of 9 wickets in 15 overs

Kaduna State won by 61 runs

Notable contribution was the batting effort of Okpe Sylvester, captain of the Kaduna state team with a remarkable 50 runs of 38 balls.

 

GAME 5

Kwara State vs Edo State

Kwara won the toss and elected to field sending in Edo to bat

Edo scored a total of 87 runs for the loss of 6 wickets in 10 overs.

In the second innings, Kwara could only manage a total score of 33 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in 10 overs.

Edo State won by 54 runs

 

                                      FEMALE CATEGORY

GAME 5

Edo State vs Niger State

Edo state won the toss and elected to bat scoring a total of scoring a total of 109 runs for the loss of 2 wickets in 15 overs.

In the second innings, Niger chased and scored a total of 37 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in 15 overs.

Edo State won by 72 runs.

 

GAME 6

Akwa Ibom State vs Edo State

Akwa Ibom won the toss and elected to bat scoring a total of 79 runs for the loss of 4 wickets in 10 overs.

In the second innings, Edo State chased but fell short of the required total scoring 73runs for the loss of 1 wicket in

Akwa Ibom won by 6 runs

 

GAME 7

Oyo State vs Anambra State

Anambra state won the toss and elected to field first sending in Oyo state to bat.

Oyo Scored a total of 90 runs in 10 overs.

In the second innings, Anambra put up a good chase but fell short of the required runs scoring a total of 84 runs in 15 overs

Oyo State won by 6 runs.

 

GAME 8

Kwara State vs Plateau State

Plateau State won the toss and elected to field first sending in Kwara bat.

Kwara scored a total of 90 runs for the loss 4 wickets in 10 overs.

In the second innings, plateau chased and scored a total of 55 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in 10 overs.

Kwara State won by 35 runs.

GAME 9

Kaduna State vs Niger State

Niger state won the toss and elected to field sending in Kaduna State to bat.

Kaduna state scored a total of 75 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in 10 overs.

In the second innings, Niger State chased and scored a total of 35 runs for the loss of 6 wickets in 10 overs.

Kaduna State won by 40 runs.

 

GAME 10

Niger State vs Akwa Ibom State

Niger state won the toss and elected to field sending in Akwa Ibom to bat.

Akwa Ibom scored a total of 110 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in 10 overs.

Akwa Ibom won the match by 53 runs.

 

     MALE CATEGORY POINTS TABLE DISTRIBUTION (GROUP A)

S/N TEAMS GAMES PLAYED WIN LOSE DRAW POINTS
1 EDO STATE 2 2 0 0 4
2 OYO STATE 2 1 1 0 2
3 KWARA STATE 2 0 2 0 0
             

EDO STATE QUALIFIED TO THE SEMI-FINALS AS GROUP LEADERS WITH OYO STATE AS RUNNERS UP

 

               MALE CATEGORY POINTS TABLE DISTRIBUTION (GROUP B)

S/N TEAMS GAMES PLAYED WIN LOSE DRAW POINTS
1 KADUNA STATE 2 2 0 0 4
2 IMO STATE 2 1 1 0 2
3 F.C.T 2 0 2 0 0
             

                                                  

                             DAY 3 (N.Y.G 2017)

Games continued on day 3 with preliminary stages concluded.

                              MALE CATEGORY

GAME 6

Kaduna State vs FCT

Kaduna State won the toss and elected to field first sending in FCT to bat.

FCT scored a total of 59 runs for the loss of 6 wickets in 10 0vers.

In the second innings, Kaduna chased down the score with a commanding performance scoring 60 runs for no loss in 6 overs.

Kaduna State won by 10 wickets.

 

 

                                     MALE CATEGORY             

                     FINAL POINTS TABLE DISTRIBUTION (GROUP A)

S/N TEAMS GAMES PLAYED WIN LOSE DRAW POINTS
1 EDO STATE 2 2 0 0 4
2 OYO STATE 2 1 1 0 2
3 KWARA STATE 2 0 2 0 0
             

EDO STATE QUALIFIES TO THE SEMI-FINALS AS GROUP LEADERS WITH OYO STATE AS RUNNERS UP

 

                          POINTS TABLE DISTRIBUTION (GROUP B)

S/N TEAMS GAMES PLAYED WIN LOSE DRAW POINTS
1 KADUNA STATE 2 2 0 0 4
2 IMO STATE 2 1 1 0 2
3 F.C.T 2 0 2 0 0
             

KADUNA STATE QUALIFIES AS GROUP LEADERS TO THE SEMI-FINALS WITH IMO STATE AS RUNNERS UP.

                                                SEMI FINAL FIXTURES

1ST SEMI FINAL

Edo State vs Imo State

 

2ND SEMI FINALS

Kaduna State vs Oyo State

 

                                                 FEMALE CATEGORY

GAME 11

Plateau State vs Anambra State

Plateau State won the toss and elected to bat first scoring a total of 51 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in 10 overs.

In the second innings, Anambra chased and scored a total of 54 runs for the loss of 2 wickets in 4 overs.

Anambra State won by 8 wickets

 

GAME 12

Edo State vs Kaduna State

Edo State won the toss and elected to bat scoring a total of 81 runs for the loss of 3 wickets in 10 overs.

In the second innings, Kaduna chased the score but fell short at 55 for the loss of 9 wickets in 10 overs.

Edo State won by 26 runs.

                                     FEMALE CATEGORY        

                    FINAL POINTS TABLE DISTRIBUTION (GROUP A)

S/N TEAMS GAMES PLAYED WIN LOSE DRAW POINTS
1 OYO STATE 3 3 0 0 6
2 ANAMBRA STATE 3 2 1 0 4
3 KWARA STATE 3 1 2 0 2
4 PLATEAU STATE 3 0 3 0 0

OYO STATE QUALIFIES AS GROUP WINNERS TO THE SEMI FINALS WITH ANAMBRA STATE AS RUNNERS UP

                      FINAL POINTS TABLE DISTRIBUTION (GROUP B)

S/N TEAMS GAMES PLAYED WIN LOSE DRAW POINT NET RUN RATE (NRR)
1 EDO STATE 3 2 1 0 4 2.629
2 AKWA IBOM STATE 3 2 1 0 4 1.516
3 KADUNA STATE 3 2 1 0 4 0.569

 

4 NIGER STATE 3 0 3 0 0 -4.715

EDO STATE QUALIFIES TO THE SEMI FINALS AS GROUP LEADERS WITH AKWA IBOM STATE AS RUNNERS UP

                                                SEMI FINAL FIXTURES

1ST SEMI FINAL

Edo State vs Anambra State

 

2ND SEMI FINALS

Oyo State vs Akwa Ibom State

 

                   DAY 4 (N.Y.G 2017)

SEMI FINAL GAMES CONCLUDED WITH SOUTH-SOUTH STATES SHOWING DOMINANCE IN THE MEDALS TABLE.

MALE CATEGORY

1ST  SEMI FINALS

Edo State vs Imo State

Edo State won the toss and elected to field sending in Imo State to bat.

Imo scored a total of 90 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in 15 overs.

In the second innings, Edo chased down the score recording 91 runs for the loss of 4 wickets in 13.5 overs

Edo State won by 6 wickets.

Edo State qualified for the finals by implication of this result.

 

2ND SEMI FINALS

Kaduna State vs Oyo State

Oyo State won the toss and elected to field sending in Kaduna State to bat.

Kaduna State scored a total of 128 runs for the loss of 3 wickets in 15 overs.

In the second innings, Oyo State could only manage a meager score of 48 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in 9.1 overs

Kaduna State won by 80 runs

Kaduna State qualified for the finals by implication of this result                       

                                     FEMALE CATEGORY

1ST SEMI FINALS

Anambra State vs Edo State

Anambra won the toss and elected to field sending in Edo to bat.

Edo scored a total of 81 runs for the loss of 4 wickets in 15 overs.

In the second innings Anambra put up a good chase but fell short scoring a total of 79 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in 15 overs.

Edo state won by 2 wickets

Edo State qualified for the finals by implication of this result.

 

2ND SEMI FINALS

Akwa Ibom State vs Oyo State

Akwa Ibom won the toss and elected to field sending in Oyo State to bat.

Oyo scored a total of 63 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in 15 overs.

In the second innings, Akwa Ibom chased down the score recording a total of 64 runs for the loss of 4 wickets in 7.3 overs.

Akwa Ibom won by 6 wickets.

Akwa Ibom qualified for the finals by implication of this result

 

FIXTURES FOR FINALS

                                  MALE CATEGORY

EDO STATE vs KADUNA STATE……………………………………FINALS

IMO STATE vs OYO STATE…………………………………………..3RD PLACE

 

                              FEMALE CATEGORY

EDO STATE vs AKWA IBOM STATE……………………………….FINALS

ANAMBRA STATE vs OYO STATE………………………………….3RD PLACE

 

         FINALS AND THIRD PLACE MATCHES DAY 5 (N.Y.G 2017)

                                      FEMALE CATEGORY

  3RD PLACE MATCH

Oyo State vs Anambra State

Oyo State won the toss and elected to field sending in Anambra state to bat.

Anambra scored a total of 100 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in 15 0vers.

In the second innings, Oyo state put up a good fight but fell short of the required total scoring 84 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in 15 overs.

Anambra State won the match by …….runs to be crowned 3rd place winners.

 

FINAL MATCH

Edo State vs Akwa Ibom State

Akwa Ibom won the toss and elected to field sending in Edo State to bat.

Edo State scored a total of 87 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in 15 overs

In the second innings, Akwa Ibom chased down the total and scored 88 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in 13.5 overs.

Akwa Ibom won by 3 wickets and crowned champions of the N.Y.G

 

MALE CATEGORY

3RD PLACE MATCH

Imo State vs Oyo State

Imo State won the toss and elected to field sending in Oyo state to bat.

Oyo state scored a total of 161 runs for the loss of 4 wickets in 15 overs.

In the second innings, Imo State could only manage a score of 91 runs all out in 14.1 overs.

Oyo State won by 70 runs to be crowned 3rd place winners.

 

FINAL MATCH

Edo State vs Kaduna State

Kaduna State won the match and elected to bat first scoring a total of 122 for the loss of 9 wickets in 20 overs

In the Second innings, Edo State could only manage a meager score of 52 runs all out in 14.5 overs

Kaduna State won by 70 runs to be crowned Champions (N.Y.G 2017).

Highlights of the competition were the presentation of medals to the winners by the ministry of Youth and Sports development.

SUMMARY OF THE WINNERS AND FINAL MEDALS TABLE DISTRIBUTION

                                   (FEMALE CATEGORY)

S/N STATE/TEAM MEDALS/POSITION
1 AKWA IBOM STATE       

 

1ST POSITION

GOLD

2 EDO STATE 2ND POSITION

SILVER

3 ANAMBRA STATE 3RD POSITION

BRONZE

 

                               (MALE CATEGORY)

S/N STATE/TEAM MEDALS/POSITION
1 KADUNA STATE 1ST POSITION

GOLD

2 EDO STATE 2ND POSITION

SILVER

3 OYO STATE 3RD POSITION

BRONZE

 

 

 

 

 

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