Abuja, Dec. 10, 2018 (NAN) Team Lagos drew 28-28 Delta’s male handball team at the ongoing 19th National Sports Festival (NSF) on Sunday in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that both teams had a good fight in the game, with Delta winning the first half with one point 14-13 and losing the other 14-15.
Deltal state is in the South-South Nigeria.
Speaking on their performance, coach Olubukola Duru said his team played against a very strong team.
« Delta have a set of good players in their team, and my players tried their best. But it was unfortunate that they could not defeat their opponents.
« It was a tough game, but I’m happy that they could not defeat us in the second half. We will now work hard to win our next match, » he said
In the other games, FCT beat Oyo 35-31 in the first match, Niger beat FCT 33-25 in the second match and Enugu beat Borno 38-25 in the third game.
NAN reports that the 19th NSF which started on Thursday is expected to end on Dec. 16.