The First Islamic Educational Foundation. (FIEF) Academy held its Annual Cross Country Race on Wednesday 2nd March 2016, at the school premises.
It was a beautiful sunny day and the event was well-attended by parents and other invited guests among others.
According to the school’s Head of Administration, Mrs. Mariam Williams, the race has been one of the major sports programmes of the school which has been going on for decades.
“It is organised with the sole aim of broadening the students horizon on sports and prepare them for the future,” Mrs. Williams said.
She also said that the FIEF Academy believed much in the physical activities of the children and as such, the school wants to engage them in most of the sporting activities that are widely recognize in the world.
One of the parents who participated in the race, Mr. Sheni Ogunlende said the morals behind the race is very simple “as we all know that these days obesity has become a problem and when someone trains and engage in exercises, this can guide against becoming an obese”.
The race was won by Salaudeen Muhideen of Al Hayyu (Green) House.