Taekwondo: Bayelsa, Osun, Yobe Claim NYG Victories.

Champions emerged in different categories of the taekwondo events in the ongoing National Youth Games (NYG), holding at the Abuja National Stadium Velodrome.

Athletes from Bayelsa, Osun and Yobe States were recipients of championship medals in the -48kg, -55kg and 55kg categories respectively as the NYG entered its third day.

Liapko Fredrick from Bayelsa, who had earlier saw off Esakpa Kerry of River State, put up a first-class performance to outkick Ahmadu Isa of Nasarawa State in the final of the male -48 weight category.

National Youth Games.
National Youth Games.

Adegoke Abdullahi from Osun State outwitted Abubakar Isah from Kaduna State to reach the final, where he humbled Ekpo Joseph from Akwa Ibom State and clinched the male -55kg category.

Bashiru Mohammed from Yobe State beat Usman Mohammed from Niger State to win the male 55kg.


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