6th Annual Osun State 5-Aside Handball Championship 2023: Intense Battles Lead Favorites to the Finals!

As the dust settles on the main round of the 6th Annual Osun State 5-Aside Handball Championship 2023, anticipation soars as all the favorites in the men’s category secure their spots in the highly anticipated final, scheduled for Wednesday, December 20, 2023.

The dignitaries gracing this prestigious event include handball veteran Mr Kola Adebiyi, a handball veteran and former Nigeria international from Oyo State, Coach Shola Awe, retired Handball Head Coach, Coach Abiodun Oloyede, Registrar of Osun State Polytechnic, Ire, Mr. Ajibise Oluwasegun, and Mrs. Ogunwole, Secretary of Osun State Handball Association, among other esteemed personalities.

Women’s Category Highlights:

The women’s category concluded with a thrilling Tuesday, witnessing Osun Babes Handball Team clinch the Gold medal after a stellar performance, playing four games and accumulating an impressive 10 points in a league-style group featuring 5 formidable teams.

Results from Women’s Category – Match Day 2:

• Fountain Queens of Ekiti 7 vs Osun Babes 8
• D’Legends Handball Team 11 vs Lautech Women’s Handball Team 10
• Sharp Shooters Women 3 vs Fountain Queens 14
• Osun Babes 12 vs D’Legends Handball Team 3
• Lautech Women’s Handball Team 2 vs Fountain Queens of Ekiti 10
• Osun Babes 6 Sharp Shooters 3

6th Annual Osun State 5-Aside Handball Championship 2023 Women’s League Table:

  1. Osun Babes – 10 Points
  2. D’Legend of Ilesha – 10 Points
  3. Fountain Queens – 7 Points
  4. Sharp Shooter Ladies – 5 Points
  5. Lautech Ladies – 4 Points

Osun Babes Handball team claimed the gold medal, securing more goals than D’Legends Handball Team.

Men’s Category Semi-Finals:

• Harmony Boys of Ilorin 11 vs Oluyole Warriors of Ibadan 8
• Osun United 9 vs Bright Men’s Handball Team Osogbo 12

Third Place:

• Osun United vs Oluyole Warriors of Ibadan


• Harmony Boys of Ilorin vs Bright Men’s Handball Team Osogbo

Witness the thrilling battles for third place and the ultimate championship at the Osogbo Township Stadium Handball Court on Wednesday, December 20, 2023, starting from 10:00 AM. Let the handball fever continue!