<![CDATA[ - Para-Sports]]>Wed, 16 Sep 2020 22:02:07 -0700Weebly<![CDATA[​Rivers emerged NSF Para-Soccer Champion in Abuja]]>Sat, 15 Dec 2018 17:22:20 GMThttp://titansportsnig.com/para-sports/rivers-emerged-nsf-para-soccer-champion-in-abuja

Excited outing as the Para-soccer spectator gather this afternoon to watch the disable athletes who displayed real talents at the outdoor of the package 'B' National Stadium, Abuja.

Host team Fct who claimed bronze medal during the 3rd place match at Old Parade Ground, Garki this morning; after a humiliating 2-0 against Oyo who couldn't stand their tactics.

Aside from the massive crowd who came to witnessed the game, the President para-soccer and other VIPs where all present to encourage them.

In the final encounter, team Rivers came out strong against arch-rival from Kano who has defeated them severally, but it seems luck was on their side according to Para-soccer buff.

The trilling game which ended 2-1 in favor of Rivers has proved to us that there's no permanent champion in Sports.

Speaking to Journalists, Rivers Capt. Bature said, "I'm delighted winning my first National championship despite many attempt which seems abortive.

"I look forward to return to my club in Lagos where i will improve myself as the only challenge today has been conquered; beating Kano was tough but there's indeed, ability in disability" he finalized.

Para-Soccer is mainly for disable athletes, but once they gain popularity and adequate funding, it will be like model Football.

Rivers Coach Tony Chukwu briefed Press men, "We came, saw and have conquered, because this what we assured our government who in returned will fulfill their promises".

Tony adding, "No doubt, our opponent are better but we decided to win and our handwork has earn us this victory.

"I'm joyous, looking backward to how we loss about (3) games to them was painful already it's now a history. Thank God we have won" he concluded.

Elsewhere, host team Nasarawa bounced back to winning wave after a terrible loss to Bayelsa in the Football semi-final match.

Nasarawa was unable to win during the Full-Time aftermath 2-2 draw but later emerged successful in a penalty shoot-out which ended 4-2 in their favor.

Meanwhile, Bayelsa conceded defeat to host team (Fct) who had an early goal during their first-half and the game ended (1-0).

Obviously, team Fct will keep smiling as gold medalist in the Africa most famous sport at the ongoing 19th National Sports Festival in the capital city, Abuja.