• Uniben Taekwondo Team

    Join University of Benin Taekwondo Team
    The University Taekwondo Team with their Coaches

  • Uniben Volleyball Team

    The Uniben Volleyball Team
    Build body and mind to remain fit and healthy

  • Gain work experience and transferable skills
    Learn to collaborate with Student teams

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  • Intellectual development and upgrade ...
    To create an intelligent version of yourself tomorrow

Welcome to Uniben Sports Centre

The University Sports facilities are of Olympic standard. 400 metre tartan track with 8 lanes, 50 metres swimming pool, with 8 lanes natural grass and syntactic/Astroturf football pitches, two basketball court, tennis courts, handball and volleyball courts including modern indoor sports hall for combat sports, badminton, table tennis and basketball court.

Sports Gallery: Team UniBen vs Team UniLag Football Match

It was a day for displaying great football skills and talents as the Uniben football team pitched against the Unilag football team. See the pictures. The ended with Uniben 1:0 Unilag.


All members of Staff are encouraged to participate in the Walk and Jog for Life Exercise as kick-off for the Staff Universities Game and the Zonal Preliminaries that will be coming up in the various Zones from 13th to 17th August, 2018

Uniben 2018 Vice Chancellor's Cup

The Sports Centre held its Closing Ceremony of the 2018 Edition of the University of Benin Vice Chancellor’s Cup (Inter-Faculty Game), under the distinguished Chairmanship of the Vice Chancellor, Prof. F.F.O. Orumwense (FNSE).

Uniben Flag Flies High in Russia 2018 World Cup

The University of Benin had her sports representative Mr Baye Osagie Sylvester, who acts as the University Sports Center Public Relation Officer, a Staff of the University who was also a member of the Nigeria Football Federation delegates, and a member of the Nigeria Eagles Supporters club.


Date: – Saturday 9th June 2018, Kick-off Time: – 8.00a.m. – Main Bowl of the Sports Complex.

Our Activities


Cross Country/Marathon Race

For old and new students at the beginning of the session in the first semester

Dean’s Cups

Involving the departments or levels in the faculties at the middle of the first semester before the examination.

Vice Chancellor’s Cup

Involving the faculties in second semester two weeks before examination.

Walk and Jog

Organized for staff

All events

Our Mission

The mission of Sports Centre is to create a modern sports environment that is endowed with the required human and material resources that could promote staff and student participation in sports as an integral component of University life and ensure the attainment of excellence in performance for the benefit of the University and Nigeria as a whole.
Dr. Mrs. F.I. Egbase, Director of Sports
Dr. Mrs. F.I. Egbase, Director of Sports
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Video Tour

Watch some action from our basketball team with student teams from other Universities. Basketball is a very popular sport activity in Uniben.

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