Kwara state player, Wuraola Nuhu said wearing the jersey of Nigeria at the IHF Challenge Trophy in Niger Republic further boosted her confidence in handball.
Nuhu was amongst the U18 female players who qualified for the next phase of the World Championship qualifiers in Rwanda.
She told www.aclsports.com that playing for Nigeria at an international event changed her style of play in becoming a better player.
The Kwara born player said, “The invitation extended to be at the national team built my confidence and wearing the colours of Nigeria at the IHF challenge Trophy meant a lot to me. I want to thank the federation for deeming me fit to represent Nigeria.
“After qualifying for the next phase, my mind set towards handball changed. This means, I have to play better than before in order to excel at my club side and country”.
Nuhu said she was not under pressure playing Lagos that had players who played at last season’s Prudent Energy Handball League.
She said, “The game against Lagos was an exciting match because we are the opponents is familiar foes. All in all, we won the game and I thank God for that. I was in no way afraid of team Lagos despite them having some players who participated in the league. Handball is a thing of the leg and hand.
Nuhu revealed that her team mates are aiming for the sky in handball.