The Game of handball was introduced to Nigeria in the year 1972 by the National Sports Commission. The modern game of handball was first played towards the end of the 19th century in Scandinavia and Germany. Field handball was first recognised at the turn of the century and G. Wallström introduced the sport of “ handball ” to Sweden in 1910.
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THE HISTORY OF HANDBALL IN NIGERIA. Submitted by. OLASUPO ADEWALE JSS 2B Mission City College Dutse-Alhaji, Abuja, FCT. 15th October, 2012 1 The Game of handball was introduced to Nigeria in the year 1972 by the National Sports Commission (NSC).
Nigeria: Handball And the All-Africa Games. 30 September 2003. Vanguard (Lagos) By Kunle Oyesiku. WHEN the game of handball was launched in the late 60s as a formal sport in Nigeria, it seemed the ...
The game of handball is one of the fastest growing sports in Nigeria, and just like other popular sports like basketball and soccer, the federation which coordinates the game in Nigeria is working towards making it one of the competitive sports in the country.
The history of science in Nigeria came about in the 1800s when Christian missionaries brought western education to the country. Other subjects such as mathematics was also introduced.
The African Handball Confederation, (acronym CAHB) referring to a (French: Confédération Africaine de Handball), is the administrative and controlling body for African team handball. Founded on 15 January 1973 after the 2nd All-Africa Games in Lagos ( Nigeria ), it represents the national handball associations of Africa under the supervision ...
Appearances. 12 ( First in 1979) Best result. 4th ( 1998) Last updated on Unknown. The Nigeria national handball team is the national team of Nigeria. It takes part in international handball competitions. The team participated at the 1999 World Men's Handball Championship, where they placed 23rd.
Nigeria Handball Players. Handball is growing in terms of popularity in Nigeria, and just like any other sports in the country, the handball team consists of various professional players who have played and is still playing for the Nigeria team, some of the players and the club they play in are as follows includes;
Nigeria / Men (adults): Current Roster & Active Players European Competitions Season Results History Statistics EHF: Home of Handball.