Nasarawa State have emerged as the bronze medal winners in the football event of the ongoing National Sports Festival after they came from two goals to beat Team Lagos on Friday.

Team Lagos were two goals up by the end of the first half before the players of Nasarawa rallied back to make it 2-2 and then went on to win the ensuing penalty kicks 4-2.

Nasarawa goalkeeper, Shuaibu Iliya was the hero for his team as he saved two penalty kicks and that went a long way to give his team the bronze medal.

The FCT and Bayelsa team will be battling it out for the coveted football gold later today.


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