From just nowhere on the medals table, Delta State emerged to occupy the top position in the ongoing National Sports Festival, tagged Eko 2012 on Friday evening.
Before the emergence of Delta State, Rivers State, which won the first gold medal in the games being held in Lagos State, was at the top of the table.
However, with the outstanding performances of its athletes on Friday, especially in boxing, Delta State took over the top spot.
Medal Table as at 8pm (Friday)
Delta 12, gold, 3 silver and 6 bronze
Rivers 8 gold, 4, silver and 4 bronze
Lagos 5 gold, 3 silver,4 bronze
Oyo 3 gold 4 silver
Edo 2 gold, one silver, 6 bronze
Ogun 3 silver, 2 bronze
Kogi 1 gold
Kaduna 1silver, 1 bronze
FCT 1 silver