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Handball: Nigeria will Make Impact At Emerging Nations Championship – Adamolugbe

Al Shamal of Doha goalkeeper, Oladunjoye Adamolugbe is optimistic Nigeria will perform at the 2019 IHF Men’s Emerging Nations Championship.

The third edition of the IHF Men’s Emerging Nations Championship is foreseen to take place from 8th to 16th June 2019 in Tbilisi, Georgia.

Adamolugbe said with the caliber of players in camp, Nigeria has what it takes to upset already established handball nations in their group.

He said, “Nigeria is ready for the IHF Men’s Emerging Nations Championship and I know for sure that we will make a positive impact. The camp boast of some of the best handball players in the country and the federation led by Sam Ocheho has been supportive.

“The coaches; Solomon Yola and Emeka Nnamani have both shared their experiences with us and this helps us in reshaping our mentality”.

Adamolugbe said his club side Al Shamal of Doha helped him regain confidence and form last season.

He said, “Last season was fantastic for me because I was in top for at my club. My team, Al Shamal of Doha is one of the prides of Qatar and I know we will take over the world of handball soon”.

Nigeria is in group B with Bulgaria, Georgia, Ireland, Malta and United States.

 

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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