At the ongoing National Sports Festival taking place in Edo State Team Borno has once again recorded more victory in the events.
Zainab of team Borno defeated her opponent from team Bayelsa to claim the gold medal in the female category of Boxing 48kg.
The match took at Oba Akenzua cultural centre airport road indoor hall in Benin City.
Also in the male category of 48 kg, Isreal Makinde of team Borno defeated Balogun Lawan of team Ogun to claim another gold medal.
In an interview with the Secretary of Team Borno Boxing after the match, “Hauwa Kafi said I, first of all, thank Almighty Allah for making this a reality and I am highly delighted and proud with the performance of the team since during preparation, and the athlete prepared well and ready to fight for a medal and that dream has come true“.
Hauwa also acknowledged the effort and sacrifice of the Honourable commissioner Youths Empowerment and Sports honourable Saiina Buba under the able leadership of his Excellency Governor Babagana Umara Zulum for giving all the necessary support.
The highlight of the match was the celebration and spray of cash by the coordinator team Borno Alhaji Bashir Mohammed on both male and female athletes.