ASABA 2022: Host State Delta Picks First Gold Medal


The host state of Delta showed their intention to retain their title as defending championsof the 2022 edition of the sports festival, by picking the first Gold medal of the games that they won at the last edition in Edo State in 2021.

Delta state picked their first Gold medal at the 21st National Sports Festival holding in Asaba, Delta State in the cycling event.

Team Delta Cyclists beat three other states, Oyo, Plateau and Lagos to emerge winner in the 12km mixed relay decided on Igbuzor road earlier today.

Edo and Rivers State were disqualified for their inability to present the minimum three female cyclists required for the event. Meanwhile, the official opening ceremony of the festival will hold at the Stephen Keshi Stadium later today.