19th NSF: Team Delta Pumps Up Medals, Now 139
Defending champions Team Delta on Wednesday continued to show their dominance over other states at the ongoing 19th National Sports Festival (NSF) and have now gathered 139 medals.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the official medals table released in Abuja shows Team Delta leading others with 69 gold, 31 silver and 39 bronze medals.
Rivers follow with 89 medals comprising 28 gold, 30 silver and 31 bronze, while Edo have 51 medals of 16 gold, 11 silver and 24 bronze.
Kano State have 35 medals of 11 gold, 13 silver and 11 bronze, while Lagos have 58 medals of nine gold, 15 silver and 34 bronze.
Oyo State have 37 medals of nine gold, 11 silver and 17 bronze, while Akwa Ibom move three places up with 31 medals comprising eight gold, nine silver and 14 bronze.
Bayelsa also move one place up with 50 medals of seven gold, 24 silver and 19 bronze.
FCT dropped three places with 20 medals of seven gold, three silver and 10 bronze, while Abia have 23 medals of four gold, three silver and 16 bronze.
Osun have 11 medals of four gold, three silver and four bronze, while Ondo State have 10 medals of four gold, one silver and five bronze.
Ogun have 31 medals of three gold, seven silver and 21 bronze, while Niger have nine medals of three gold, four silver and two bronze.
Cross River have three gold, one silver and three bronze medals, while Plateau have two gold, five silver and seven bronze medals.
Anambra have two gold, two silver and four bronze medals to bring up the rear among states which have won medals at the Festival.
NAN reports that six states were yet to win any medal as at close of competition on Wednesday evening, namely Adamawa, Borno, Gombe, Jigawa, Katsina and Zamfara.(NAN)