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Nigerian coach Shittu motivated for IHF U-18 W’Cup

Ahead of the tenth version of the U-18 Girls Handball Championship in China, coach of the Nigeria U-18 Girls Handball crew, Adewunmi Shittu, says his crew is motivated to present account of itself, RexGists Sport Further defeated.

The championship is scheduled for August 14-25 in Chuzhou. Nigeria will make its debut right here after a number of failed makes an attempt to qualify.

Nigeria are in Group B, together with European powers Croatia, Montenegro and Angola. Angola misplaced to educate Agboola within the third place match on the African Underneath-18 Girls’s Handball Championship in Monastir, Tunisia.

With preparations in full swing, Shittu, who led the crew to a second place end within the IHF Trophy collection, mentioned his crew is motivated forward of the championship. He additionally wrote a heartfelt thanks letter to the board of the Handball Federation of Nigeria for all of the help thus far.

“As we method the tip and closing levels of the Nigerian Nationwide Youth (U-18), we wish to categorical our honest appreciation to the HFN Board and its members for his or her help, encouragement and selfless dedication to the successes of the U-18 Girls’s crew. All these nice achievements are specifically devoted to you all, particularly the HFN President Sam Ocheho,” the message learn.

“As we head in the direction of the IHF Girls U-18 World Cup in China, with the Nigerian flag, the hopes and goals of our teeming followers and inhabitants behind us, we’re absolutely motivated to make it a memorable event and a outstanding outing.”

The Nigerian under-18 handball crew certified for the World Cup for the primary time after beating Morocco within the quarter-finals of final yr’s African Underneath-18 Handball Championship in Monastir, Tunisia.

They misplaced to Egypt within the semi-finals however completed third within the Nations Cup after beating Angola within the match for third place.

The crew comfortably dominated the IHF Girls’s Trophy within the Africa Zone 3 section and the continental section in Ghana and Congo Brazzaville respectively, earlier than shedding to Kosovo within the closing of the IHF Girls’s Trophy Intercontinental Part in Uzbekistan and ending as runners-up within the World Championship.

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