NYG 2019: Lagos Shocks Delta, Picks Boys, Girls Football Gold

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    Contingents from some states at the opening ceremony of the 5th NYG at the University of Ilorin on Tuesday September 10, 2019.

    Team Lagos has won in football event for both the boys and girls at the ongoing 5th National Youth Games (NYG) holding at the University of Illorin, Kwara State.

    The male team trashed their Delta team in the final that ended 1:0 in favour of the Eko boys.

    Their lagos girls also humbed their Delta counterpart in the match which also ended 1:0 again in favour of the Eko girls.

    In the third place matches for the boys, team Edo humbled their Kano counterpart 1:0 to deny them the bronze medal.

    The story was not different when team Akwa Ibom girls refuse to spare their   Anambra counterpart when they walloped them 4:0 to pick the bronze medal.

    Kaduna and Ondo ended their football journey at the NYG 2019 when they crashed out at the quarter final stages. 

    On the whole, while Lagos settled for gold in both the male and female football game, Delta  took the silver in both the girls and boys while Edo made do with the bronze for the boys and Akwa Ibom took the bronze for the girls.

    There was no doubt that both the boys and girls displayed impressive talents worthy of commendation.

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