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2016 Nigeria Canary Birds Championship Holds Sunday

The grand finale of the 2016 Canary Birds “Ibaka” Championship will hold this Sunday, at the Rowe-Park Sports Centre, Yaba, Lagos State. The championship, sanctioned by the Singing Birds Lovers’ Association of Nigeria saw a total of 32 birds slugging it out with the best two emerging in the final.

Judgement and Excellence will slug it out for the gold cup, while Hercules will face Eyi for the third place.
To reach the final, Judgement cracked 100 to defeat Hercules to 44 cracks, Excellence booked its place in the final with 100 cracks as against Eyi’s 32.


On what to expect come Sunday, Chairman Lagos State Traditional Sports Committee Bash Augusto assured lovers of the sport to come out in their numbers to come and see the best of birds singing.

According to Augusto “We have concluded plans to ensure the final of the 2016 Canary Birds Championship goes on smoothly.”