Nigeria National Deaf  Football Team
The Nigeria national deaf football team, Deaf Eagles, have won the 7th West Africa Deaf Football Union (WADFU) Tournament to lift the trophy for the fourth time.
The team’s Head Coach, Kamiludeen Banjo, said on telephone from Mali that the country defeated hosts, Mali 2- 1 in the final.
Eight countries participated in the competition which began on May 5 ended on May 12.
Banjo said that Mali had earlier defeated Nigeria 2-1 at the group stage, adding that the Deaf Eagles were able to surmount their opponents in the final after thrashing Sierra leone 4 - 0 in the semi finals.

“This is a great feat for the team having missed the last edition in 2016 due to lack of funds and coming back to lift the trophy for the fourth time.

“The build up to the tournament was really challenging for the players but I am happy that the players triumphed in the end, all thanks to business mogul" Mr Alex Ibru that sponsored team to this year tournament with his personal funds after nobody has looked into the direction of the team r consider them important despite being a National team. 

Patrick Ishaya
Patrick Ishaya" the technical director o WADSU also express delight that its really a big statement to all at the helms of affairs in the industry we arrived late in bamako, the boys are tired but they still have the determination to lift the trophy for a record of four times after qualifying for six (6) finals out of the seven (7) editions and also thanked their number one fans and sponsor" Mr Alex Ibru for helping them with his resources.The team hope be back to the country this week. 
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