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Handball : Team Nigeria win big in AAG Qualifiers

The National Male and Female Senior Male Handball teams began their quest for qualification for the All Africa on a winning note with emphatic victories over host Bukina Faso.

The male team comprising of some of the players that participated in the just concluded IHF International Trophy Challenge in Kosovo, defeated host, Bukina Faso 25-21 in what was a nervy match.

The female team were even more ruthless in their approach as they inflicted a 34-29 victory over the Bukina Faso women team.

The national teams will seek to extend their winning streak in the competition on Wednesday as male team will play Benin Republic whilst female team will slug it out with Burkina Faso again in the second game as they are the only teams in the female category.

The competition is qualifier for the All Africa Games holding in Morocco later in the year.

 

About Ayeni Wale

Olawale Ayeni, is a Media and Communication Arts, Masters in view fellow, a graduate of Theatre Arts from the University of Abuja respectively, has been in journalism right from his school days. He was a sports broadcaster with Osun state Broadcasting Corporation (OSBC). He was Sports Editor, Daily Stream Newspaper before joining Leadership Newspaper as Sports Correspondent. A lover of grassroots sports development and golf. A strong support of Arsenal FC.

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