The board of the Handball Federation of Nigeria (HFN) has approved the Shittu Adewumi, Rafiu Salami and Bala Mohammed as coaches for the Women Senior Team.
The Secretary General of the HFN, Alhaji Haruna Maigidansanma made this known after the board’s maiden meeting of 2018 chaired by president, Sam Ocheho.
He said Obi Fidelis and Emeka Nnamani Joseph have all been confirmed as coaches for the U-20 male team. According to him, John Obi and Stella Ndudi are to be in charge of IHF U-20 female team with Musa Mohammed as Goalkeeper Trainer for both male and the female teams.
As part of the decisions made, the Handball League which will start in April will henceforth be referred to as the Premier League with 12 male teams and 10 female teams taking part while the Division one League is to start by July.
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The meeting also fixed the 2nd edition of Governor Samuel Ortom Open Championship to December among other programmes. According to the statement, far reaching decisions were made by the board as part of their drive to rebrand the sport in Nigeria.