Leadway Pensure has emerged the overall winner at the just concluded annual UBA Pensions Sports Tournament which took place in Lagos recently.

The competition organised annually by UBA Pensions Custodian Ltd for its clients, aims to provide friends and families the opportunity to network, mingle and generally take some time off their usual busy and hectic schedule.

In its 10th edition, this year’s event was held at the Upbeat Centre, Lekki Lagos. Also, it had in record 14 PFAs from across the country participating in the competition, which is higher than the 12 involved in the previous edition in 2018.

Stanbic IBTC Pensions maintained its second position as it had in the previous edition, while AIICO Pensions, which were the overall winner in the 2018 edition, won the third place position.

In all, 79 medals were won, while six special recognition awards were given out during the event which include: the overall winner trophy, 1strunner-up winner trophy, 2nd runner-up winner trophy, most valuable player, Best keeper and Highest goal scorer.

Similarly, Participating companies in the pension industry were treated to a time of fun, games and relaxation, amidst an atmosphere of intense competition at the event.

The participating PFAs were: AIICO Pensions, ARM Pension, AXA Mansard Pension, FCMB Pensions, Fidelity Pensions, IEI Anchor Pensions, Leadway Pensure, PAL Pensions, Premium Pension, Radix Pension, Sigma Pensions, Stanbic IBTC Pensions, Trustfund Pension and Veritas Glanvills Pensions.

These teams competed in Five-a-side-football, Chess, Scrabble, Table Tennis (Male & Female), Snooker, Egg and Spoon, Sack race, and Virtual Game (FIFA 19) events, Penalty Shoot-outs.

Speaking to all the attendees; Managing Director, UBA Pensions, Bayo Yusuf, who addressed the over 850 participants at the event, said that UBA Pensions organised the event annually in a bid to assist its clients to enjoy a time of bonding and interaction in a relaxed atmosphere, with the overall aim of fostering a healthy lifestyle.

“This initiative was not just about games being played but about learning lessons of failure, joy, disappointment, excitement, winning and losing,” he noted.

Bayo Yusuf in his final note promised that the upcoming editions would be bigger and better. He further   expressed satisfaction on the successful outcome of the event, which according to him, witnessed an increased turnout.