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Title: ABU Host First American Football Match in West Africa

The Prestigious Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) has yet recorded a great success in the History of sport amongst other Universities in Nigeria, by being the first to host an American football match, not only for Nigeria but the entire West African sub-region.

The historic match that brought two Giant teams together  at the Ahmadu Bello University Gymnasium at the weekend saw the Lagos Marines playing against host ABU an encounter which led to the victory of the Home bases ABU team defeating the visitor, Lagos marines with 26-14 in the highly entertaining encounter.

The Match witnessed the unprecedented large turn- out of spectators, who thronged the ABU sport complex to get a glimpse of the Historic match.

Lovers of American football, who came from far and wide across Nigeria were excited al through the encounter, presenting Nigerians with another energetic option to the regular football.

Speaking shortly after the encounter, president of the Nigerian Institute of American football, Professor Adamu Ahmed expressed optimism with the performance put up by both teams, which he said  was impressive to both  the spectators and all sports loving individuals, while commending the ABU team for the victory at the encounter.



Posted by: Ahmed Jika, ON Wednesday 27th of April 2016