Astonishing moment as the Nigeria Handball Federation board members converged today in a smooth deliberation towards the commencement of the second edition of the Prudent Energy Premier Handball League that is slated for 13th-26th May at the velodrome in National Stadium, Abuja.
Interestingly, the first phase of the largest Handball championship in Nigeria will welcome total of 22 teams with 12 Male and 10 Female teams respectively.
According to Sam Ochoe (Handball Federation of Nigeria), "We are fully ready as the games begin tomorrow with morning and evening sections that will starts by 7:00am-1:00pm and 7:30pm till midnight daily"
He said, "the outcome of this tournament will be taken to Lagos where the final phase will be showcased" Ochoe told newsmen.
However, the difference of this second edition according to the vice chairman NHF Barrister kwashe is the pitch which all games will be played in a secluded indoor gym with new kits, amazing prizes and insurance for the Players, Coaches including the officials of the game.
Speaking also the technical director of NHF sir Ferdinand Imohgan commended the sponsor of the tournament for reviving handball game back to its glory days and in the technical aspect coaches improvement is very important in reshaping the game in Nigeria.
Elsewhere, some of the board members who addressed the Press, "Everyone is ready to put in their best while the Players and Coaching crew look forward to winning waves"
"The end justify the means because the dynamics of the game is consistent winning"
"Handball is developing as we the board members will ensure the player's, officials and coaches are improving"
Nevertheless, the enjoyable Sport in Nigeria will experience a huge turnout after this phase will be played in October at Lagos where the prizes will be given to deserve winners of the league.
Among personalities that attended the meeting are: President of the Federation, vice-president, Secretary, Mrs. Olufunmike Kanjuni, Hon. Umaru, Mr. Abubakar Ahmed and others.