Interlink Polytechnic Rector’s Cup: Mass Communication Department Set To Beat’am All

July 06 16:40 2021


Emmanuel Chukwuma Moses

As the 2021 Rector’s Cup competition draws near in Interlink Polytechnic, Ijebu-Jesa, Osun State – teams from various departments have begin stringent training sessions including two time champions – Mass Communication Department who are often referred to as the ‘Master Blasters.’

The glamorous competition is set to kick-start on the 13th of July, 2021 with various indoor games set the go on alongside.

The tourney – which started in 2012, and well known for its competitiveness will see the best of talents showcasing the beauty of football in the prestigious institution.

Speaking on the preparedness of his team, Sporting Director of Mass Communication Department, Okiki Oyekale Sunday expresses his delight and enthusiasm about the competition.
He said “There is no special view about the Rector’s Cup, but all my aim is just to win the trophy back to the department. I don’t want to lose any match till I hand over my position as the Sport Director to another person. Winning this tournament will be a proud achievement for me and the department at large.”

The playmaker also appeal to lecturers to find a way of reducing the stress of school loads on students who will be participating in the competition. “It is not easy combining both lectures and trainings together. I’ll appeal to my HOD to see to it.”
“The HOD is doing a great work as far as this tournament is concerned – as we all know, he is the source of inspiration when it comes to football matters. And I believe he will even do more just to cheer the players up and motivate them.”

Over the years, the Rector’s Cup has witness just four winners from different departments. With Business Administration Department claiming three titles in 2013/2014 ; 2014/2015 & 2018/2019. Mass Communication Department claiming two titles in 2016/2017 & 2017/2018. Computer Science claiming one title in 2012/2013.

The tournament is set to last for 2 weeks – from 13th July till 27th July 2021 with the winner and runner up to receive cash and material gifts.

Fixtures and Groupings :


• Mass Communication.
• Community Health Extension Workers & Environmental.
• Electrical Electronics.
• Accountancy & Estate Management.


• Business Administration.
• Science and Lab Technology & Microbiology.
• Computer Science.
• Computer Engineering & Maths and Statistics.

• Electrical Electronics vs Accountancy & Estate Management |3PM|

• Mass Communication vs Community Health Extension Workers & Environmental |2PM|
• Business Administration vs Science and Lab Technology & Microbiology |4PM|

• Computer Science vs Computer Engineering &Maths and Statistics |2PM|
• Mass Communication vs Electrical Electronics |4PM|

• Community Health Extension Workers & Environmental vs Accountancy & Estate Management |2PM|
• Business Administration vs Computer Science |4PM|

• Microbiology & Science Lab Technology vs Maths and Statistics & Computer Engineering |2PM|
• Community Health Extension Workers & Environmental vs Electrical Electronics |4PM|

• Mass Communication vs Accountancy & Estate Management |2PM|
• Business Administration vs Computer Engineering & Maths and Statistics |4PM|

• Science Lab Technology & Microbiology vs Computer Science & Community Health Extension Workers.

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