Delta 2022: Bayelsa, Edo, Lagos Win More Medals as NSF Enters Day 7

It has been a beehive of activities at the ongoing 21st National Sports Festival tagged “Delta 2022” holding in Asaba, as day 7 of the competition records more States – Bayelsa, Edo and Lagos stepping up on the medal table from 4th, 5th and 7th positions to 2nd, 3rd and 4th place rankings respectively.

Teams Ogun and Oyo which were formerly occuping the 2nd and 3rd positions with 25 medals each on day 5 have now plunged to 6th and 5th place rankings respectively.

The records shows Team Rivers occupying the 7th position with 72 medals (9 gold, 20 silver, 43 bronze) Imo – 8th with 25 medals (9 gold, 3 silver, 13 bronze); Abia – 9th with 27 medals (8 gold, 4 silver, 15 bronze) and Kano – 10th position with 38 medals (6 gold, 15 silver, 17 bronze).

The host state and defending champions, Delta, still retains the leading position with 275 medals (146 gold, 78 silver and 51 bronze).

Down the medal table are Teams Adamawa and Gombe with one bronze medal each, while Team Zamfara is yet to register any medal.

Mohammed Manga
Director, Press & Public Relations
December 7, 2022