By:Muhammad Muhammad

The North Central Badminton Championship had kick off at the College of Education Minna on the 11th of May 2018, with six participating states namely: Kogi, Kwara, FCT, Plateau, Benue and Niger.

The Championship was organized by the Badminton Federation of Nigeria and hosted by the Niger State Badminton Association.

The 6 states had a total of 48 athletes, with 24 female and male contingent respectively, with each state having 8 athletes, that is 4 female and 4 male athletes.

Niger State Badminton Coach, Coach Samaila Mohammed who was recently appointed as the Badminton Federation National Junior coach of Nigeria confirmed that Niger State had qualified for the finals of the Championship in both Male and female category respectively.

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