NAF Games: Team Kaduna wins

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Chief of Air Staff Air Vice Marshal Sadique Abubakar
Chief of Air Staff Air Vice Marshal Sadique Abubakar

Team Training Command of the Nigerian Air Force, Kaduna, has emerged winner of the 8th Air Force games in Katsina State.

No fewer than 750 athletes participated in 13 different events including football during the competition.

The Training Command won 21 gold medals, 15 silver and 13 bronze to clinch the first position.

The Nigerian Air Force headquarters command, Abuja, claimed second position with 19 gold medals, 13 silver medals and 13 bronze at the tournament.

The Logistics Command, Lagos, was third by winning 12 gold medals, eight silver and 17 bronze medals.

The Tactical Air Command, Makurdi, claimed fourth position by winning seven gold medals, 17 silver and 19 bronzes.

The Mobility Command, Yenagoa, was fifth by winning five gold medals, 10 silvers and four bronzes.

The sports men and women were decorated with the medals by the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State, Air Vice Marshal K. G Lar.

Trophies were presented to the winning teams during the closing ceremony.

The Training Command received nine trophies, NAF Headquarters Command, eight trophies, Logistics Command, six, while Mobility and Tactical Air Command, got one trophy each.

NAN recalls that NAF the sporting events was organised to keep the officers and men physically and mentally fit to be able to discharge their constitutional responsibility.

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