Edo tops medal table in taekwondo

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Team Edo on Monday overtook Kano on the medal table of the taekwondo event.

With three gold, four silver and one bronze medals, Edo now leads the table while Kano is second with three gold, one silver and three bronze medals.

Host – Lagos is fourth with two gold, and three bronze medals. Bauchi is fifth with one gold and two silver medals.

Others with one gold each are Abuja, Niger and Bayelsa.

Team Lagos cruise into semi finals

Lagos State on Monday qualified for the semi finals of the female Volleyball event of the ongoing 18th National Sports Festival.

Team Lagos defeated Team Adamawa in a one-sided game decided at the Volleyball court of the Teslim Balogun in the first quarter-finals game.

The Lagos team dominated the proceedings from start as the North Eastern side failed to match them throughout the encounter, losing all three sets.

The hosts showed they were here for business from the blast of the umpire’s whistle in the first set, beating them mercilessly.

They continued the trend in the last two rounds as Adamawa capitulated completely. Lagos will now meet Team Delta in the semi final on Tuesday at same venue.

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