Team Ekiti Shines at National Youth Games Asaba 2023: Total Medal Count Reaches 6.

In a thrilling display of talent and determination at the National Youth Games in Asaba 2023, #TeamEkiti continues to make waves, adding to their impressive medal tally.


On Wednesday, Abdulrahman Mustapha, the younger sibling of Abdulrahman Fatai, secured a gold medal in a single match play, bolstering Ekiti’s gold count.


Elder brother, Abdulrahman Fatai, continued his exceptional performance, clinching his fourth medal at the games. This time, it’s a hard-earned bronze, won by defeating Team Bornu and Team Kaduna in a stroke play, with a remarkable score of 81 gross.


Abdulrahman Fatai’s incredible achievement now includes three medals for #TeamEkiti, comprising one gold, one silver, and one bronze. These two siblings have jointly contributed four medals to the Ekiti team, with Abdulrahman Fatai securing 1 gold, 1 silver, and 1 bronze, while Abdulrahman Mustapha clinched a gold.


On Thursday, Ekiti celebrated yet another medal, this time a bronze in Female Tennis Doubles, bringing their total medal count to an impressive 5, consisting of 2 gold, 1 silver, and 2 bronze medals.


In the arena of Badminton, Orija Temitope Michael of Ekiti showed his prowess by winning his first and second round matches, securing a place in the Round 16 with convincing victories over opponents from Kebbi and Ebonyi.

In Athletics, #TeamEkiti delivered an outstanding performance on Wednesday. The 4x100m relay teams, both for boys and girls, showcased their speed and determination. The quartet of Ogundare Olajesu, Adebowale Adetomi, Olaoye Tomiwa, and Aribisala Oluwapeyibomi secured their spot in the semi-finals with a first-place finish in the girls’ relay, while the boys’ team of Adedayo Ayomikun, Esan Solomon, Abayomi Blessing, and Oche Sunday finished third and secured their place in the boy’s 4x100m semi-finals.


In the 400m boys’ category, #TeamEkiti’s athletes made it to the finals. Esan Solomon and Oche Sunday finished third in their respective heats, demonstrating their prowess on the track.

One silver medal in female tennis.


Finally, in the 200m boys’ category, Abayomi Blessing and Adebayo Ayomikun both qualified for the semi-finals with impressive second-place finishes in their respective heats.

This is the number of medals received as at the time of filing this report.

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