Handball: National division 1 league kickstart September
By Oviri Kelvin, Sports Editor
The 2022 edition of the National Division 1 Handball League holds September in Benin City, Edo State, under the sole sponsorship of the Edo State government.
The 10 day event is scheduled to hold from September 30 to October 9, 2022.
According to a statement released by the media assistant of the Handball Federation of Nigeria (HFN), Cosmos Chukwuemeka Akisi and signed by HFN Secretary General, Mr Almu Umar Lambu, the 2022 edition serves as the promotional competition to the Prudent Energy Handball Premier League 2023.
Lambu urged states, clubs, academies and others relevant institutions to immediately commence registration of their teams ahead of the league so that adequate preparation can commence immediately.
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“It is quite important to for states, clubs and handball academies to commence proper registration ahead of time to aid the effective preparation for the division one league,” the HFN Secretary General said.
The 2022 edition of the National Division 1 Handball League should not be misconstrued with the edition held earlier in March this year as the latter was the 2021 edition.
Is is worthy to acknowledge that this is the third edition the Edo State government will be hosting the league.
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