Lagos- Elisha Egbe, a taekwondoist representing Team Lagos in the competition in the ongoing 18th National Sports Festival (NSF), on Thursday won a gold medal in the pumsi category.
An elated Egbe told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) moments after the momentous victory, that he came out tops because of; God’s special grace and hard work.
Egbe had won a silver medal at the 2011 17th NSF in Port Harcourt.
The gold medalist also said that his victory did not come on a platter of gold because his opponents had also put in their best.
The Ebonyi born taekwondoist said that Team Lagos would strive to win in all competitions in a manner that would be devoid of controversies.
“I know we worked hard but others also did, we played fairly which is what Team Lagos preaches.
“ Am very happy it was by Gods grace and I am thankful to God for giving me the grace,
” Lagos stage wants us to play fairly which is what we have all imbibed so everyone can attests to the fact that it was a well deserved victory,’’he said. (NAN)