2ND Makaman Rano badminton championship staged to honour the provost of Sa’adatu Rimi College of Education
By Yusuf A. Yusuf Giginyu
The 2nd edition of Makaman Rano badminton championship 2022 has been staged to honour the provost of Sa’datu Rimi College of Education, organizers have disclosed.
The tournament is taking place at the indoor sports complex hall of the college, our correspondent reports.
The organizing secretary of the competition, Abdulkadir Abubakar note that the essence of organising the 2022 edition of Makaman Rano badminton championship is to congratulate the Provost of Sa’adatu Rimi College of Education, Professor Yahaya Isa Bunkure (Makaman Rano), on his elevation to the rank of professor.
He added that , further the intention is to help improve the game of badminton in the northern Nigeria.
The championship features seven states; namely Kano, Jigawa, Kaduna, Katsina, Plateau and Yobe and Bauchi .
The contestants will compete in different categories such as boys single under 17, under 19 and boys double open, others include men double from 35 to 49 years and men double from 50 years and above respectively.
On his part, the Makaman Rano, who declared the competition open urged the entire participants to exhibit the spirit of sportsmanship.
According to him, there will be prizes for the club that comes first up to the fourth position, while other prize will be spread across other competitors from the athletes in single, double, boys double open and men double in the 50 years categories.
The final matches and closing ceremony will be held Saturday(today), December 24, 2022 at the same venue.