NYG: Kaduna male hockey team beat Nasarawa 6-1, female counterparts draw goalless with Delta

Team Kaduna on Thursday trounced their Nasarawa State counterparts 6-1 in male hockey at the ongoing National Youth Games (NYG) in Ilorin.

Their female counterparts however played a goalless draw with their Delta opponents.

Secretary of the Kaduna State Hockey Association, Yusuf Abdullahi, said the coast was not yet clear for them as the hockey competition at the Games is a round-robin affair.

“Our two teams are doing well, with the female winning one and drawing two, while the male are yet to lose and they will battle Ekiti in their third match” Abdullahi said.

Team Kaduna’s football team were, howver, no match for their Edo counterparts in a quarter-final fixture as they lost 0-3.

The football coach of Team Kaduna at the Games, Nasiru Chiji, attributed their loss to Edo to the screening out of seven of his players due to overage.

Team Kaduna were left with no option other than to use the available players.

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They have however launched a protest against two of their opponents players for not being properly registered.\



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