Delta maintain lead at 20th NSF, hosts Edo still third



Defending champions Delta maintained their on medals table of ongoing 2020 National Festival (NSF) in Benin on Thursday, with hosts Edo still behind in third position.

According to medals table released by Games Services Unit of festival’s Main Organising Committee (MOC), Delta have 20 gold, 15 silver and 10 bronze medals.

On day’s first table, which was released at 3:54 p.m., Bayelsa are still in second place with 18 gold, six silver and nine bronze medals.

Hosts Edo are in third place with 14 gold, 16 silver and 16 bronze medals, while Rivers have overtaken Kwara to place fourth with four gold, three silver and six bronze.

Kwara, Akwa Ibom and Oyo each have one gold  medal, with Kwara ahead of them with one silver and one bronze medals, and other two with eight bronze each.

News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that seven states are ones with gold medals on the fifth day of competition.

Fourteen other states —- Kano,  Lagos, Sokoto, Abia, Cross River, Ogun, Borno, Gombe, Bauchi, Anambra, Imo, Yobe,  Oyo, and Federal Capital territory,  are with either silver and bronze medals or just bronze medal(s).

Sixteen other states are yet to win any shade of medal at festival which began on Friday and will end on April 14.

In total, 203 medals have been won by participating teams, with 59 of them being gold, 58 silver and 86 bronze.(NAN)