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Teams arrive Makurdi for 3rd North Central

All the listed 14 teams have arrived in Makurdi, the capital of Benue State, for the 3rd edition of the North Central Handball Championships.

Top officials of the 9 men and 5 women’s participating teams will however meet on Friday with the Technical team of the Organising Committee, Referees, and Match Delegates; with a view to ratifying the draws and bye-laws to be used for the competition.

According to the draft fixtures (attached), eight matches are on the cards, for tomorrow (Saturday), when action is billed to get underway, with 6 men’s fixture and two women’s games to be decided.

According to the draft fixture made available to us by the Head of media of the championships, Hussaini Mohammed, the first match on Saturday, pits Poverty Fighters of Abuja, against hosts, Benue Buffalos, with kickoff set at 7.30am.

The championships are sponsored by George Ojih Foundation, and is organised under the auspecies of the Mega Handball Veterans of Abuja, led by Saidu Jibrin Ojih.

Reporting by Chinedum Ohanusi, Editing by Omotola Oguneye