The Nigerian U-18 men’s handball team has made a great start to their Intercontinental Championship campaign, as they emerged victorious in their opening match against Nicaragua. The match, which was held in San Jose, Costa Rica, saw the Nigerian team come out on top with a score of 46-30.
The team’s Media Assistant, Cosmos Chukwuemeka, expressed his delight at the outcome of the match, noting that the team had shown great zeal and determination throughout the match. This was evident with the Nigerian team never looking back after taking an early lead in the first half.
The team is now set to face their next opponents, Brazil, in the second match of the tournament. Head Coach, Abiodun Adewunmi, has expressed his confidence in the team’s ability to keep up their winning form and progress further in the tournament. He said that the team had been training hard over the past few months and were prepared to face any challenge that came their way.
The team’s captain, Jide Amusan, also expressed his confidence in the team’s ability to make it to the next round of the tournament. He noted that the team had a great mix of experience and youth that could help them go far in the tournament.
The IHF Trophy Intercontinental Championship is a great opportunity for the Nigerian team to showcase their talent and prove that they are a force to be reckoned with. With the team off to a good start, it will be interesting to see how they fare against their next opponents.