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NSF: Delta, Edo lead, Jigawa, Taraba to leave empty-handed

Jigawa and Taraba have yet to register their name on the medals table of the ongoing 20th National Sports Festival (NSF) in Benin as of Monday evening.

The 20th NSF, which commenced on April 2 and will end on Wednesday, has seen a total of 1,308 medals.

The medals were won by teams from 34 of the participating states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The medals table’s breakdown consisted of 386 gold, 383 silver, and 539 bronze medals.

Delta still maintains the lead on the table, a position they have occupied since the beginning of the country’s biggest sports fiesta with 257 medals.

This consists of 103 gold, 82 silver, and 72 bronze medals.

They are followed by hosts Edo, with 241 medals; 88 gold, 80 silver, and 73 bronze.

In the third position is Bayelsa with 41 gold, 40 silver, and 43 bronze medals which summed up to 124 medals.

Rivers and Lagos are fourth and fifth on the medals table with 24 gold, 24 silver, and 39 bronze, as well as 19 gold, 23 silver, and 39 bronze medals, respectively.

At the bottom of the table are Sokoto, Benue, and Kebbi, winning three, two, and two bronze medals, respectively.

The last two states on the table are Taraba and Jigawa, with no medal at the festival expected to end on Wednesday.


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