President of handball federation, Sam Ocheho, calls for a better festival games as the year rolls by. While praising the Ministry for coming to the rescue and happy that players are excited that the game came buts still needs room for improvement.
Speaking with Sportsdayonline.com. the president equally stated that the teams that represented the zones for the festival in handball form core of national teams both the junior and the senior level.
“In terms of the national festival as a whole, the players are happy to be here. There are still alot that could be done in terms of organization. I don’t the organization is top notch.
As a country we have doing this sports Festival and this is the 19th edition. As a expected we hope to see an improved competition and not a hurriedly put together job.
We understand the constraint, the Ministry having to step in to save the situation. But whatever worth doing is worth doing well, to uphold the name of national Sports Festival.
There are so many surprises and so many upsets as the game handball proceeds, even some of our permutation were wrong. But every team are good to be at the finals.
Most of the players here are from the best handball zone. They form core of the national team players both at the senior and junior levels. It will help us to make progress in 2019 where we have alot of international competitions lined up for both the female and male team”. He concluded.
Meanwhile Team Delta are walking a tight rope after they were surprising defeated by team FCT this evening 19:17. Leaving them at the mercy of team Lagos to defeat Niger to pull thru.