General secretary of the Handball Federation of Nigeria Haruna Maigidansanma has stated that there is a future to look forward to following Nigeria’s participation at the just concluded emerging nations handball tournament in Georgia where Nigeria finished 7th out of the 12 participating nations.
Maigidansanma speaking in a chat with brila.net said the series of international competitions for young and youth players will expose Nigerian players and help ensure that the future of the national team look bright enough to be a force to reckon with in handball.
“We have consortium of players that cuts
across an average age team. In terms of age we have players who can continue go hold the tempo and form nucleus of our senior national team.
As far as players into the senior team is concerned, I don’t think we are short of anything with the increasing number kd youths and young players getting international exposure through many international competitions.
Nigeria defeated Colombia 33-31 in her last game to finish 7th in the competition meant for emerging handball nations.