African Games: Where Team Nigeria Stand After Day 12
Team Nigeria are mixed team champions in Badminton (image courtesy: Badminton Nigeria)

Team Nigeria on Tuesday climbed to fourth in the 12th African Games in Rabat, Morocco, Concise News reports.

After Day 12, Nigeria have 20 gold, 13 silver and 16 bronze medals, with a total of 49 medals and with only four days of competition left.

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The medals table has defending champions Egypt leading with 40 gold, 64 silver and 38 bronze medals for a total of 142.

South Africa are in second position with 56 medals, comprising 25 gold, 17 silver and 14 gold, while hosts Morocco are in third place.

They are with 22 gold, 21 silver and 29 bronze in a total of 72 medals.

Algeria are in fifth place hot on the heels of Nigeria with 19 gold, 19 silver and 39 bronze in a total of 77 medals.

Tunisia are also close behind the front-runners in sixth place, with 18 gold, 15 silver and 19 bronze in a total haul of 52 medals.

Concise News understands that only 36 of the participating countries have gained places in the medals table.