The coach of the national under 19 handball male team Emeka Nnamani has paid plaudit on the president of the Handball Federation of Nigeria Mr. Samuel Ocheho for giving the cadet adequate preparation for the IHF Men World Youth Championship holding in Macedonia.
The cadet team who are camped and training at the Rowe Park Sports Center, Yaba Lagos ahead of the world championships are growing in confidence and coach Nnamani says that the Sam Ocheho led HFN is responsible for the belief in the boys.
“I must say that the team is very confident of doing well at the world championships and the boys are ready to make Nigeria proud as the HFN led by Sam Ocheho has done everything humanly possible to make our preparation top notch”. Nnamani said
He, however feel that the team would do more better if the HFN gets the necessary support and motivation from the ministry of sports.
” There hasn’t been much motivation from the sports ministry to the HFN and it’s only the HFN that has done everything humanly possible to make sure we get representation at the championship. I believe we would do better if the federation gets the necessary support of the sports ministry”.
Nnamani also believe the team will is technically gifted because of the caliber of boys in the team and with the right tactics will do well in the championship.
The team will leave the shores of Nigeria on Sunday for the world championship in Macedonia and they play Bahrain in the first game of the championship.