The male and female basketball teams of Lagos and Ondo states respectively, have qualified as the South-West zone representatives for the up-coming 20th National Sports Festival scheduled to hold by March, 2020, in Edo State.
This came after the four teams emerged winners respectively, at the zonal qualifiers series concluded yesterday, at the indoor sport hall of the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos.
Lagos and Ondo male teams remained unbeaten as they topped their respective groups, to secure a place at the festival.
In the women category, Team Lagos likewise enjoyed an unbeaten run, while the Sunshine ladies lost just a game against their host rival team; Team Lagos, but remained in shape to qualify for the competition.
There were however changes to this year’s qualification process, as only two teams could only qualify from each zones in the country.
At the South-West zonal qualifiers which was held in Lagos state, Team Ogun, Oyo, Ekiti, Osun, Ondo, and Lagos all participated in the competition which saw Team Lagos and Ondo finally emerged as winners.