NYG: Umar is star of Badminton

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Mustafah Umar from Bauchi State was the star of the Badminton event of the on-going National Youth Games at the Abuja National Stadium.

The 14 year old helped the State to a 2-0 victory in the Male Singles final before joining forces with Abdulhamid Musa to win the Doubles.

Interestingly, it was Musa that he defeated in the singles final after edging out Eze Chidinma from AnambraState and Yunusa Momoh from FCT in the quarter final and semi final respectively.

Musa on the other hand, subdued Jasam Jonan from CrossRiverState and Aliyu Shehu in the quarterfinal and semi final respectively on his way to the final.

Meanwhile, in the Male Doubles category, they both defeated Olawole Odunayo and Akinsola Simeon from Ogun State 2:0 in the final.

They beat Adamu Emmanuel and Tapshak Wistong of PlateauState 2-0 earlier in the semi-finals.

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