Ambassador’s Cup: Team NSCDC champions for the fifth time

Ambassador’s Cup: Team NSCDC champions for the fifth time

Team Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Saturday won the Korean Ambassador’s Cup for the fifth consecutive time in Abuja. Team NSCDC won three gold, one silver and four bronze; Q-madi in second place with one gold, one silver and one bronze.

In third position is Lagos winning one gold medal. Niger Republic, Kano state and Plateau State all occupied fourth position with one gold and one bronze.

Kebbi state went home with three silver and one bronze medal placing fifth, while FCT got one silver and one bronze to sit on sixth position. In seventh position, Nasarawa and Taraba states won one silver medal.

Cameroon, ABU Zaria, Fortress TKD, Borno state and Cross Rivers States all won one bronze to place joint eighth position on the medal table.

All African Games champion, Chinazum Nwosu (-57kg) was crowned the best female fighter, while Niger Republic, Djibo Kadri emerged best male fighter.

Thursdaline Peter won the best referee of the tournament, while Victor Sunday got the award of best coach

Thursdaline Peter with her award

In a chat with  John Victor said the tournament was competitive as most of the upcoming athletes were ready to displace existing one. He made reference to the match Ifeoma Dennis and Elizabeth Anyanacha in the female – 67kg senior category.

“The competition is a good one for me and my athletes because the various weight is becoming very competitive. My main aim is to see most of my athletes dominate the national team” he said.

The Korean Ambassador’s Cup drew participants from nineteen states, three countries including Cameroon Chad and Niger Republic.

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