The national sport festival is ongoing In Edo state where athletes from all over the country have gathered to showcase their talents and represent their various states.Many already-made athletes were also present to prepare for the upcoming Olympics.The host state, Edo, is currently behind Delta state on the medal table.
The National Sports Festival continues in benin and thus far,Delta state are currently dominating the national sports festival with over 200 medals to their name.I must say that there's never a better time to be a proud deltans, however the battle for who comes out on top of the national sports festival is still on.
National Sports Festival is currently going on in Edo state and it has been a wonderful events where athletes all over Nigeria have gathered to showcase their talents and also to represent their various states.Team Delta is leading the medal table with 257 medals followed closely by Edo state with 241 medals.
Despite participating with least contingent and sports, Cross River State's team to the just concluded National Sports Festival, Edo 2021, has made the state proud by recording highest medal haul since inception of the competition.Out of the 38 sports approved for the tournament, Cross River contigent participated in only 12, winning 9 Gold, 6 Silver and 15 bronze medals making it a total of 30 medals thus finishing 12th on the final medals table, a feat that has not been achieved in the past 22 years.
Former Big Brother Naija housemate, Mike Edward won a bronze medal at ongoing 20th National Sports Festival in Edo State.The London based television reality star represented oil rich nation Rivers state in the high jump event in the competition.Despite not being among the favorites, Mike Edward was able to finish third in the final of the high jump event held at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium this Sunday.
Nigerian athlete, Aminat Idrees. A pregnant woman who participated at the just concluded National Sports Festival which took place in Edo state has finally given birth to a baby girl. The athlete whose name is Aminat Idrees represented team Lagos at the sports festival in Edo state.
By Questionnaire Nigerian celebrity, athlete and former Big Brother Naija housemate, Mike Edwards is one of the top celebrities and models in Nigeria. Mike shot into limelight of Nigeria's showbiz industry when he put in for the 2019 edition of the reality TV show where he came second behind eventual winner Mercy Eke.
The National Sports Festival has seen some great performances from athletes which were drawn from the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory.One of the high point of this event is the 10 year old girl, Stephanie Onusiriuka who won a gold medal in the Aerobics with 10.8 points.
Two champions have been crowned in the team event of the 2021 Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) National Championships.G20 Table Tennis Club of Abuja and Ondo State have emerged winners of the women and men team events respectively. The G20 ladies of Abuja had Fatima Bello, a champion at the recently concluded National Sports Festival.
Team Delta state continues to dominate at the top of the charts of the national sports festival currently going on in benin and there's never a better time to be a deltan.Team Delta is top of the pile with 329 medals in total to their name;which include 139 gold medals,98 silver medals,and 92 bronze medals.
Edo 2021 is the 20th National Sports Festival in Nigeria.The Sports Festival is a biennial Sports Event normally organized by the National Sports Ministry and sponsored by the Federal Government where all the 36 States in Nigeria with the Federal Capital Territory will converge in the hosting with their best athletes.
The National Sports Festival draws to a close today despite the delay occasioned by COVID'19 epidemic.It is expected that the closing ceremony will be colourful as Edo State is set to showcase its rich cultural diversity.The festival, however, did not end without some ugly incidents that could best be described as national embarrassment.
Aminat Idrees, a female taekwondo competitor, received a gold medal at the 20th NSF, National Sports Festival, which took place in Benin City, Edo State, despite being 8 months pregnant.Aminat's tale, which included photos, and videos, made headlines on the internet, after she won the gold medal in taekwondo, while carrying 8 months pregnancy.
Felix Ekpo Makes C'River State Proud as he wins three (3) Gold medals in the National Sport Festival
As the National Sports Festival Edo 2020 gradually draws its cotton, many landslide performances and victory has been recorded by participants.Felix Ekpo of Cross River State has won three (3) gold medals in weight lifting competition (73kg) in the National Sport Festival, and has made the state proud by his land sliding victory in the National Sports Festival Felix Ekpo is also a National Champion, Common wealth games Champion.
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Action is currently ongoing in Edo, Benin City where the 8th edition on the National Sports Festival is holding.The biennial event was supposed to hold last year, but was pushed to 2021 due to the pandemic.
The attention of the Cross River State Sports Commission has been drawn to a publication authored by one Francis Etang which contains a lot of misinformation and outright lies.The Commission will, ordinarily have ignored the said publication but for the fact that it is obvious the intention of both the author and his sponsor is to portray the Commission in bad light before the public.
There was tension in the boxing session of the National Sports Festival in Edo on Tuesday as the boxing officials, supporters and boxers of Team Ogun went berserk, destroying facilities and attacking Team Lagos and referee after being defeated.According to reports, Team Lagos boxer, Shittu Afolabi, and Ogun boxer, Kasali Abayomi, in the 52kg category ended in 3-2 split decision which went in favour of the Lagos boxer.
The National Sports Festival currently going on in Edo State, has witnessed title holder, Edo State take on an unassailable lead in the sport festival.Team Delta currently has a total of 298 medals (124 gold, 91 silver and 83 bronze) to race clear of their closest rival who are also the host of the event, Edo State who has 285 medals (103 gold, 97 silver and 85 bronze).
Channels TV reports that Team Delta have emerged as the winners of the 2020 National Sports Festival which held in Edo State with Team Edo coming second with 129 gold, 104 silver, and 108 bronze while Team Bayelsa finished a third with 56 gold, 55 silver, and 58 bronze.
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The national sports festival is a biennial multi-sport event aimed at promoting national unity, developing a pool of young talents, elevating grassroots sports and preparing athletes for continental and intercontinental sporting events.