Handball: Nigerian U-18 and U-20 Handball Teams Dominate IHF Trophy Africa Zone 3

In a remarkable display of skill and prowess, both the Nigerian under-18 and under-20 handball teams secured convincing victories against their opponents at the ongoing IHF Trophy Africa Zone 3 in Accra, Ghana.

The under-18 team started the day with an outstanding performance, overpowering Togo with a resounding 50-16 victory. This commanding win secured their spot in the final of the IHF Trophy Africa Zone 3, where they will aim to defend their title. Aliyu Rufia, whose stellar performance inspired the team, was deservedly voted the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the match.

Later in the day, the Nigerian under-20 team, under the guidance of Coach Fidelis Obi, faced off against Benin Republic. They delivered a dominant performance, emerging victorious with a scoreline of 47-20. This emphatic win propelled them into the semifinals, where they are set to clash with Cote d’Ivoire at 8 pm.

James Kuti, who played a pivotal role in the under-20 team’s success, received recognition as the MVP of the match.

The outstanding performances of both teams showcase the depth of talent in Nigerian handball and affirm the country’s competitive standing in the IHF Trophy Africa Zone 3 tournament. Handball enthusiasts eagerly anticipate the upcoming matches as Nigeria’s young athletes continue to make their mark on the international stage.

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