Nigeria lost to Cameroon 44-14 on Tuesday night at the ongoing Africa Women Handball Championship.
Cosmos Akisi, media coordinator for the Handball Federation of Nigeria (HFN), said this in a statement issued to newsmen on Wednesday.
According to the statement, Nigeria lost to Cameroon 44-14 in the quarterfinals played at Yaounde Multipurpose Sports Complex.
“The Coach Rafiu Salami tutored side were no match for Cameroon who inflicted a huge victory on them.
“The Senior Women National Handball team lost 26-3 in the first half, while the second half surge wasn’t enough as they went on to lose to Cameroon 44-14.
“A defeat against Cameroon means that Nigeria cannot advance for a chance in the medal place, but will now play a classification match against Senegal on Wednesday night,” Akisi said.