HANDBALL 2023: Adamawa Warriors, Rivers Queens Crowned Champion of National Division One League

Adamawa Warriors on Friday, emerged champions of the National Division One League 2023 after defeating Sunshine Kings of Akure in an epic final at the indoor sports hall of the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin City, Edo State.

The Yola based team, who got promoted to the Ardova Handball Premier League on day 5 after defeating tournament favourite, COAS Shooters, encountered end to end stuff against Sunshine Kings but eventually overcame their opponent with a 22-20 victory to be crowned champions for the Division One League.

Sunshine Kings, who have also gained promotion and will play in the Ardova Handball Premier League 2024, finished second while COAS Shooters settled for third position after defeating Nasarawa Ambassadors 34-25.

In the women category, Rivers Queens were crowned champions after going unbeaten in the National Division One League. They have also gained promotion into the Ardova Handball Premier League.

COAS Babes finished second after they comfortably defeated Fountain Queens 35-19, while also earning a promotion to the Ardova Handball Premier League.

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