Kaduna hosts Zonal U-17 Handball tourney


The competition is part of the NSC’s effort to discover young talents and train them

The Kaduna Zonal Coordinator of the National Sports Commission (NSC), Dr. Ademola Are, on Wednesday said that Kaduna will host the U-17 Zonal Handball Championships.

The competition will hold from June 14 to June 18.

Are said the event, jointly sponsored by the NSC and Mark Jacob, a member of the National Handball Federation (NHF), would hold at the indoor Hall, Ahmadu Bello Stadium (ABS), Kaduna.

He said the competition was part of the NSC’s effort to pick young talents and train them to become future champions and national athletes.

Are added that the Commission would provide the facilities and the technical officials, while the NHF official would provide the trophies and cash prizes for the outstanding players at the competition.

According to him, eight teams comprising four male and four female ones from the four states in the zone had indicated interest in the competition.

The NSC official identified the four states as Kaduna, Katsina, Kano and Jigawa.

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