Nasarawa State U21 male team won their first game at the ongoing National U18 and U21 Handball Championship at the Rowe Park Sports Centre, Yaba, Lagos on Wednesday.
Nasarawa beat Future Pro 33-28 to condemn the Ogun State based team to her third defeat of the campaign.
Nasarawa led the first half 18-11 after they were cautioned by their coach Oji Sabo Musa not to underrate Future Pro.
An elated Daniel Bello dedicated the victory to the coaching crew of Nasarawa State.
“I am happy we finally recorded a win after losing two games. Our coach was not happy when we narrowly lost to Bayelsa State but we promised to make him proud in subsequent games.”
Meanwhile, Kwara State demolished Rising Stars of FCT by 41-23 in the U21 female match. The Ilorin based team pummelled Rising Stars in the first half by 22-9.
U-18 male: Kogi 44-23 Mindscope
U-21 male: Rising Stars 26-20 Bayelsa
U-21 male: Future Pro 28 – 33 Nasarawa
U-21 male: FCT 26 – 20 Bayelsa
U-18 male: Mindscope 23 – 44 Kogi
U-21 female: Kwara 41 – 23 FCT
8am U-21 Male: Lagos v FCT -Court 1
8am U-21 Female: Kwara v Future Pro Court 2
9:30am U-21 Male: Nasarawa v Kwara-Court 1
9:30am U-18 Male: Future Pro v Lagos- Court 2
3pm U-18 Female: Kogi v Mindscope
4:30pm U-21 Male: Bayelsa v Future Pro