Farouk Yusuf becomes first Nigerian to win Polish Cup

Farouk Yusuf becomes first Nigerian to win Polish Cup

Former Nigeria U18 handball player, Farouk Yusuf has become the first Nigerian Handball player to win a Polish Cup.

Yusuf’s team, KS Vive Kielce of Poland beat Grupa Azoty SPR Tarnow 42-20 in the final to set a record of winning the Polish title 17 times.

The official twitter handle of KS Vive Kielce, @kielcehandball said the feat achieved is due to merit and confirmation of hardwork.

In an exclusive interview with www.aclsports.com from Poland, Farouk Yusuf said it is a dream come true for a young player like himself.

Yusuf said his next target is to win the win the 2020/21 Polish League on Wednesday and eye the Champions League spot.

The former Seasiders Kings player said, “I am so happy becoming the first Nigerian to win the Polish Cup. It is just like a dream to me but I give God all the glory for all he is doing in my life.

“The next assignment is to win the 2020/21 Polish League on Wednesday with my team in order to add to my trophy cabinet and my target is the Champions League where the other big boys play”.

He dedicated the trophy to God, his family and the Handball Federation of Nigeria.

The former Sokoto Rima player said, “First of all, I want to thank God Almighty for everything because without him, there is nothing I can do. Next is my family and the Chairman Caretaker Committee/Former President, Handball Federation of Nigeria, Sam Ocheho for all his efforts as well as the current head coach of the senior national teams, Rafiu Salami for his guidance”.

 

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