The South-West Under-12 Handball Championship is slated to hold from the 27th to 30th of January.
The championship which is tagged “Back To Basics” will comprise of teams from Lagos, Oyo, Ogun, Osun, Ekiti and Ondo State and will hold at the Ilaji Resort, Ilaji in Oyo State.
The competition is one of the zonal championships of the Handball Federation of Nigeria and is at the behest of South-West’s representative on the HFN and President Mr. Sam Ocheho.
Ocheho said the competition is to discover new handball talents in the South-West who can be nurtured to take the sport to a higher ground.
He also revealed that plans are in place to ensure that championships such as this will hold at all the geo-political zones of the federation as their representatives on the HFN board are making plans already for such to happen.
“This essence of this championship is to scout for new handball talents that we can nurture” Ocheho said
“This is one of the zonal championships that the HFN is organising and it will spread to other zones in the federation as their representatives on the HFN board are already at work to ensure it is actualized.”