The National Under 19 Male Team will today play in the final of the IHF International Trophy Challenge in Prestina, Republic of Kosovo.
The national cadet male team will hope to get a much needed victory against favourite Chinese Taipei in the final of the championship on Sunday.
The two teams played each other in the preliminary stage and Chinese Taipei claimed an emphatic victory over the coach Emeka Joseph Nnamani tutored side who arrived on the same day they played against the Chinese.
The President of the Handball Federation of Nigeria, Mr. Sam Ocheho is optimistic of the team doing well in the final and has charged the boys to follow the coaches instructions.
The secretary general of HFN lhaji Maigidasanma Mohammed who is with the team alongside the technical director of the federation, Mr. Ferdinand Emeanna, believes the cadet boys are highly motivated to win the game and have faith that Nigeria will come back home with the trophy.
Meanwhile, the national under 21 male handball team defeated Australia 37-21 in a classification match on Saturday.
The junior male national team had lost out in the preliminary stage as they suffered slim defeats to Chinese Taipei and host, Kosovo.