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2020 NIPOGA: Medalists emerge in male and female hockey events



Medalists emerged on Thursday in the male and female hockey events of the ongoing 2020 Nigeria Polytechnic Games (NIPOGA) at the Kwara State Polytechnic in Ilorin.

The competition’s final table, signed by the Games’ Hockey Coordinator, Pat-Susan Omoware, showed that The Polytechnic Ibadan won gold in the male category after garnering four points.

They one one and lost one match and ended with a +5 goals difference.

Rufus Giwa Polytechnic Owo won the silver medal, also with four points but with a -1 goal difference.

Barkin Ladi Polytechnic in Plateau won the bronze medal with no point after losing their two matches and with -6 goals difference.

In the female category, Barkin Ladi Polytechnic clinched the gold medal after winning their two matches for six points and a +10 goals difference.

Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic of Zaria won the silver medal with three points after winning one and losing one match with a -one goal difference.

Delta State Polytechnic Ogwashi-Uku settled for the bronze medal after losing their two matches and gathering a -9 goals difference.

The Nigeria News Agency reports that the games which is in its 20th edition is featuring participants from 51 institutions competing in 14 sports events.

The games which started on Feb. 5 is expected to end on Feb. 16.

Edited By: Gregg Mmaduakolam and Olawale Alabi)

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