|dc.description.abstract||This study aimed at ascertaining those salient factors that influence performance at the NUGA Games, specifically, the effects of factors like availability of facilities and equipment, judicious use of staff and personnel, provision adequate incentives to sportsmen women, effective recruitment of athletes’ in the - Universities and University's intramural and extramural programmes have been treated in detail. The first six Nigerian Universities which so far have hosted the NUGA Games.
Using the questionnaire and personal interview technique, the data were collected. The major findings of the study were that the Universities operated three types of sports administrative patterns a positive relationship existed between the availability of facilities and. equipment and good performance in sports.
Universities with healthy intramural programme performance generally better extramural competitions. It was noted that sportsmen and women who won prizes and competition for their Universities were already ton class sportsmanship before entering the Universities. All Universities gave incentives to their sportsmen and sportswomen and the Universities designed courses to attract caliber athletes in preparation for the NUGA Games.||en_US