The Nigeria U-18 girls’ handball team has emerged champions of the International Handball Federation (IHF) Africa Zone 3 Phase Tournament. The team’s impressive performance saw them defeat strong opponents such as Liberia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, and Benin Republic to secure the coveted title.
The round-robin tournament, which held in Ghana, was keenly contested, with each team putting up a strong fight to clinch the top spot. However, the Nigerian team proved to be too strong for their opponents, winning all their matches convincingly and finishing first on the tournament’s leaderboard.
The victory has earned Nigeria qualification to the Continental Phase of IHF Women’s Trophy, a major achievement for the team and the country at large. The host country and time for the competition will be announced in due course.
Esther Matthew and Precious Samuel, two players from the Nigerian team, were awarded individual honors for their outstanding performance during the tournament. Esther Matthew was named the Most Valuable Player, while Precious Samuel was named the Best Goalkeeper of the Tournament. This recognition highlights the team’s impressive teamwork and individual brilliance.
The Nigeria U-18 girls’ handball team has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to excellence, and their victory is a testament to their hard work and dedication. The team’s impressive performance has also demonstrated Nigeria’s potential to become a dominant force in the sport.
The Nigeria U-18 girls’ handball team’s victory in the IHF Africa Zone 3 Phase Tournament is a remarkable achievement that deserves recognition. The team’s qualification for the Continental Phase of IHF Women’s Trophy is a great opportunity for the team to further showcase their talent and compete at the highest level. We congratulate the team on their victory and wish them all the best in their future endeavors.