Kwara win men’s squash singles gold medal at 20th NSF



  Kwara on Thursday picked second gold medal of ongoing 20th National Sports Festival (NSF) in Benin competition’ squash court.

Seun Gabriel defeated his Edo  counterpart, Femi Shedara, 3-1 in men’ singles .

Shedara had drawn the first blood by winning the first set 13-11, but Gabriel resurged with more intent to win the second set 11-6.

Gabriel grew stronger in the third set to win 11-4, and closed the game with an 11-6 win in the fourth set.

Kwara had late Wednesday qualified matches of three categories of the squash competition.

Kwara are also in the finals of the men’ and women’ events, with Delta opponents in the women’s team .

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Rofiat Abdulazeez had earlier won a bronze medal state in the women’s singles of the competition.

Meanwhile, games in the doubles and mixed doubles categories of the squash competition will start later on Thursday, with Kwara also featuring.(NAN)