BREAKING: Team Kano Wins First Gold Medal in Edo Festival
By Abdulgafar Oladimeji in Benin
Team Kano at the ongoing National Sports Festival on Wednesday mounted the prestigious gold medal log at the fiesta.
Nigerian Sketch correspondent reports that jubilation rocked Team Kano camp when the state 7-Aside Rugby team defeated Team Plateau with a wide margin of 24 goals to 5 to capture gold.
The coach Umar Bau-tutored boys had earlier defeated arch rivals, Team Delta 26 goals against 7 to berth their last game against Team Plateau.
Team Kano is now positioned to move upward in the medals table at the games.
Already, the team had won medals (not Gold) in Taekwando, kick-boxing and Kungfu Tauloo, information from the team’s camp has revealed.
The state aims to compete for the highest number of medal and possibly emerge at the top of the medals table, officials told Nigerian Sketch, saying despite some unavoidable challenges which they said have been resolved.
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