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HFN Reschedules National U18, 21 Championships 

The Handball Federation of Nigeria (NFN) has rescheduled the National under 18 and 21 Male and Female championship due to the country’s changes in the general elections.
The championship will now run from 16th to 23rd March 2019 as earlier slated for 8th-17th March, at the Mobolaji Johnson Sports hall, Rowe Park Lagos.
The three days Coaching and Referee programme to update and refresh the concerns officials on the current international best practices in the Handball game was also postponed.
This was confirmed in a tweet by the HFN official twitter handle, they blamed the general elections for the impromptu changes.
 “Due to the change in date of the Elections in Nigeria, we have decided to postpone our Coaching and Referee programme to March 12 to 15 instead of March 6 to 9 originally scheduled.
“Also the new date for under 18/21 championship is now March 16th to March 23.”
The tournament will be expecting participants from across the 36 states of the federation, handball academies and youth teams across the country.
The championship will be used to select budding handball talent for the c country  for future competition.

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