Sunday, May 16, 2021

Team Ondo wins two gold medals at ongoing National Sports Festival



Team Ondo has won two gold medals at the ongoing National Sports Festival in Benin.

The first gold came from the male volleyball team after it trounced Edo 3-1 in a tense final

Meanwhile, Ondo State has picked two final spots in the boxing event, for more gold medal prospects.

Kemi James competing in the featherweight category out-punched Akinremi Azizat of Ogun State in the semifinal to book a place in today’s gold medal bout.

Roseline Chukwu also of Ondo State beat Sakirat Kareem of Oyo and will face Idera Monday of Akwa Ibom in the bantamweight final.

Ibrahim Ojo of Ondo state however lost to Isreal Makinde of Borno in the light fly weight to clinch bronze