Plateau State women’s handball team is on a mission to avenge their loss against Rivers state, according to Coach Yusuf Abdulkadir. Plateau state lost to Rivers state in the women’s handball final at the 2018 National Sports Festival in Abuja.
Abdulkadir told www.aclsports.com that Plateau state is ready to battle any team at this year’s National Sports Festival.
He expressed happiness over the confirmation of 2nd April arrival date of the NSF by the minister of sports, Sunday Dare in Edo state.
He said, “I am excited over the news that the National Sports Festival will take place from 2nd April. This will give us the opportunity to avenge our loss to Rivers state at the 2018 women’s final and lift the trophy in Edo state.
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“My girls are fully prepared and the remaining players missing at the 2020 Prudent Energy Handball League have joined the team; it is going to be fire for fire in Edo state”.
The National women’s junior team gaffer revealed that he will not underestimate any state coming to the festival.
He said, “I know the NSF is going to be tough because six teams from their respective zones and the host state will play. My team will not look down on any team and shall play with all our strengths”.