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Team Delta Wins National Youth Games



Team Delta at National Youth GamesTeam Delta on Thursday emerged the overall winner of the second edition of the National Youth Games (NYG) in Ilorin with a total of 9 gold, 7 silver and 10 bronze medals.

Ogun came second with 8 gold, 12 silver and 5 bronze, with host state, Kwara, in third position with 8 gold, 7 silver and 6 bronze medals.

Team Akwa Ibom finished fourth on the final medals table with 8 gold, 7 silver and 5 bronze while Anambra occupied the 5th position with 7 gold, 3 silver and 8 bronze.

Rivers had 2 gold, 5 silver and 5 bronze medals to finish sixth on the log with Ebonyi in seventh position with 2 gold 2 silver and 4 bronze.

Kano had 2 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze in 8th position with FCT in 9th with 2 gold, 1 silver and 5 bronze medals.

In tenth position was Nasarawa with 2 gold, 1 silver and 4 bronze medals while Team Kaduna had 2 gold, 1 silver and 4 silver in 11th position.

Team Niger occupied the 12th position with 2 gold and 4 bronze medals while Taraba finished 13th with 1 gold and 2 bronze.

In 14th position was Jigawa with 1 gold and 1 bronze medal while Plateau finished 15th with 3 silver and 5 bronze medals.

Yobe had 3 silver, 2 bronze in 16th position with Adamawa in 17th with 1 silver and 1 bronze, while Gombe with one silver was 18th on the final medals table.

Team Imo won 6 bronze medals in 19th position while Bauchi finished 20th on the log with 5 bronze.

Benue, Ekiti and Sokoto states all participated without winning a medal.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Abia, Bayelsa, Borno, Cross Rivers, Edo, Enugu, Katsina, Kebbi, Kogi, Lagos, Ondo, Osun, Oyo, Zamfara states were absent at the games.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) was established by the Federal Government of Nigeria in May 1976 to gather and distribute news on Nigeria and cover events of interest to Nigeria at the international level for the benefit of the Nigerian Media and the Public.


  1. Tosin

    September 30, 2016 at 8:38 pm

    God is good.

  2. Ishaya Shagari Santongs

    October 2, 2016 at 2:40 pm

    Wow! Dax good for delta team. I’m not happy with kaduna team

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