Handball: Four States Claim NYG Semi-Final Berth.

Niger, Rivers, Abia and Borno yesterday in Abuja qualified for the male handball competition’s semi-finals at the ongoing National Youth Games (NYG).

Six states were reportedly involved in the competition, with Abia, Osun and Rivers in Group A and Sokoto state, Niger and Borno in Group B.

Abia had beaten Osun in their opening game 24-12, while Rivers went on to beat Abia 25-19 in their last group match.

Rivers and Abia then emerged the two best teams in Group A.


In the opening Group B match, Niger defeated Sokoto state 24-16, while Borno later beat Sokoto state 26-22.

Niger beat Borno 26-18 for both sides to emerge as the best teams in Group B.

Source: News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)


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