By: Babaga Bukar Wakil, Maiduguri
The Borno State Team at the National Sports Festival (NSF) in Benin Edo State won two bronze medals in kickboxing and cycling.
Borno State came third in the 1000 meters (1km) cycling race on Tuesday.
The contingent also celebrated the winning of another bronze medal when the state kickboxer came third in all-four fight.
This was contains in a statement signed and made available to Dandal Kura Radio International by the Information Officer, Borno state Sport Council Ibrahim Tukur Woka from Benin, Edo state capital today.
Ibrahim Tukur says the women category of the kickboxing yet to be decided.
He also says that offficials however worry about their prospect in karate which the contingent agrees they lack the skill to come out victorious.
The contingent is expected to participate in 14 different tournaments during the two weeks long event.
The statement also revealed that About 8000 athletes converged in the historic city of Benin for the national sporting events.