NSF: Kwara beats Edo to gold medal in badminton

NSF: Kwara beats Edo to gold medal in badminton

By Usman Aliyu

Team Kwara on Thursday evening beat Edo to garner a gold medal in the women’s doubles event of Badminton at the ongoing 20th National Sports Festival (NSF) in Benin.

Sofiat Obanishola and Zainab Alabi of the team Kwara triumphed over their hosts; Deborah Ukeh and Ruth Ebere by 2-1.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that with the new medal, Kwara now has three gold medals from Kungfu, Squash and Badminton.

Top government officials from Kwara, including the Deputy Governor, Mr Kayode Alabi; Special Adviser on Sports to the Kwara governor, Attairu Ibrahim; and other officials were at the venue of the game to cheer the girls to victory. (NAN)

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