Team Delta Maintains Lead At Ongoing National Sports Festival

By: Lekan Sowande

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The 21st National Sports Festival has entered day 6 and ‘Team Delta’, the Defending Champions are still holding sway to their title.
The team have so far recorded 127 medals made up of 69 gold, 33 silver and 25 bronze with Ogun and Oyo occupying 2nd and 3rd position on the medals table.
The defending Champions, Delta State had occupied the 1st position on the table, right from the commencement of the tournament.
Ogun State is closely following with 25 medals (10 gold, 6 silver and 9 bronze) while Oyo State is 3rd on the table with 25 medals  (9 gold, 10 silver and 6 bronze).
The coast is getting clearer day by day as Abia, Bayelsa and Edo are jostling to push harder in the ongoing competition with Bayelsa having 30 medals (8 gold, 7 silver, 15 bronze) Edo – 54 (7 gold, 16 silver, 31 bronze); Imo – 14 (6 gold, 1 silver, 7 bronze) and Lagos – 32 (5 gold, 15 silver, 12 bronze).
The competition left the remaining States recording between 1 and 21 medals respectively, while Adamawa, Borno, Gombe, Yobe and Zamfara States are yet to record a single medal since the commencement of the Games.



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