By Ogo Clarkson
Team Delta extended it’s lead on the medals table of the ongoing National Sports Festival tagged Edo 2020 after garnering twenty gold medals on day nine of the games to bring it’s tally to one hundred and three gold medals.
In spite of the intrigues and twists employed by hosts Team Edo they trail Team Delta by twenty eight gold medals having picked seventy give gold medals.
The National Sports Festival defending champions have however promised to increase it’s medals haul as they were committed to returning to Asaba with the new trophy having won the last one for keeps.
Team Delta had maintained it’s dominance of the games having won seven out of the last eleven editions and a win in Edo will be the first time Team Delta will be beating Team Edo to the trophy at the games having lost narrowly to the same Edo in 2002.
The 2020 National Sports Festival will climax on Wednesday with closing ceremony taking place at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium Benin City.