By Sunny Canto
In a colorful award and remarkable ceremony that began with Nigeria National Anthem as Abuja base team: Safety Shooters lock huns with Niger United at MKO, Abiola Stadium, Abuja with all personalities from all works of life in attendance.
Much esteem Handball Federation of Nigeria, assembled and hosted twenty-two teams, ten Women and twelve Men in the Federal Capital Territory since October for her annual Prudent Energy Handball Premier League, which roundup in style.
Sam Ocheho told news men, "Its been an excellent, wonderful tournament, because every team is beating one another, which shows the League is improving and that's what we will keep doing"
Adding, "Expect more eventful and great things from us by next season, we also plan to look into our drawing board, amend the lapses; certainly, there will be first and second phase" he assured.
Nevertheless, there's no gain without mentioning those who canvass, partner, worked with HFN throughout this season.
Kano Pillars who were crown winners of the men's category aftermath thrashing Sokoto Rima 29-19, while highly motivated Safety Shooters emerged second position as they maul Niger United 26-19 goals in the decider match.
Undisputed Adorable Angels that came first in the previous edition, experience a shocking loss of 21-23 by Edo Dynamos of Benin, who took back a pound of flesh due to last season results but one time continental team: Imo Grasshoppers settle for third position.
Bronze medalist team Commissioner of Sports hinted Journalists, "The girls did well, but we hope to increase their welfare and motivate them further, so they can do better" Ogu add.
Coach Solomon Yola, "Thank God we're in this position and we're super excited, because you win some, loss some; although we didn't underrated any teams" he summarized.
Coincidentally, Kano Pillars and Safety Babes won 2019 and 2021 title's as they will resent Nigeria teams in the continental level.
The mouthwatering event that welcomed spectators allover the world via HFN TV, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter; also witnessed a lot of incentives, cash rewards, trophies and laurels as all guests who ate, drank to their satisfaction.
In summary, HFN didn't just digitalize, rebranded their leagues and age group activities only, but worked tirelessly to host an hitch-free competition.