Brume, Moreno Arrive to Boost Team Delta’s Chances of Retaining Title

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Nigeria's Ese Brume holds the national flag after finishing third in the Women's Long Jump final at the 2019 IAAF Athletics World Championships at the Khalifa International stadium in Doha on October 6, 2019. (Photo by ANDREJ ISAKOVIC / AFP) (Photo by ANDREJ ISAKOVIC/AFP via Getty Images)

World Championships bronze medalist, Ese Brume, along with men’s decathlon athlete, Peter Moreno arrived Benin City yesterday to boost Team Delta’s hope of retaining the National Sports Festival overall Title they won three years ago.

Brume is the defending champion of the women’s Long Jump title after winning the gold medal at the last festival in Abuja and will be hoping to repeat the feat here at Edo 2020.

Delta has been the best state in the NSF in the past few editions and have shot to the top of the medals table with 10 gold, seven silver and four bronze medals as at press time.

Bayelsa is in second position with 10 gold, five silver and three bronze with the host state, Edo State occupying the third position with 19 medals (three gold, seven silver and nine bronze).