The Handball Federation of Nigeria (HFN) have released the final team lists for the national under 18 and under 21 male teams that will be participating in the IHF International Challenge Trophy in Kosovo.
The teams, presently enroute Kosovo for the International Handball Federation organised championship have been training in Lagos for about a month in preparation of the championship.
Some of the players were picked at the recently held National Under 18&21 Handball Championship held in Rowe Park Sports Center in Yaba.
Technical director of HFN, coach Ferdinand Emeana who has been with the teams all through their training camp in Lagos, expressed satisfaction with the preparation and is confident of the team's performance at the International championship.
"The coaches have done a good job nurturing the cadet and junior teams for this competition.
I am very confident that they will do well in the international championship and make Nigeria proud". Coach Ferdinand said.
Meanwhile the President of HFN, Mr. Samuel Ocheho has urged the teams to be good ambassadors of Nigeria and to be disciplined as they represent the nation in Kosovo.
Ocheho who is also confident that the teams will do well in the championship, promised that the HFN will do everything possible to support the team.
The junior team will begin their campaign against Chinese Taipei on the 10th of April and play Paraguay two days later.
Under 18 Team list
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Salim Ahmed salim
Batura sani mohd
Salam Hakeem D
Ekpodio ebinate k
Adelakun Adeshina s
Coaches: Emeka Nnamani, Musa Oji Sabo
Under 21 Team list
Terumu seremun E
Owolabi Ibrahim A
Solomon Agbaji M
Mohammed Alhaji Acfa
Mohammed D Abdulahi
Dele Kevin gbenga
Coaches: Shittu Adewunmi, Alex Borisky
Technical Director: Ferdinand Emeana