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WRESTLING – NIGERIA TO PRESENT THE ONLY AFRICAN REFEREE IN GOLD COAST

The Chairman of Nigeria Wrestling Referees Association, Yusuf Usman, will be the only African referee to officiate in the wrestling events of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. The Games will begin on April 4 and end on...

NIGERIA EMERGED OVERALL CHAMPION OF THE 5TH AFRICAN WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP.

Nigeria emerged the overall champions of the 5th African Wrestling Championship which ended on Sunday night at the Alfred Diete Spiff Sports Complex in Port Harcourt. Sunday also marks the end of the five-day competition in the Garden City. The five-day...

AWC 2018: THREE WRESTLERS PICK YOUTH OLYMPICS SLOTS

The wrestlers are Sunmisola Balogun, Aina Ohida and Esther Asaolu. Each of them won gold respectively at the championship. The trio will compete in Nigeria’s colours at the Games slated for Buenos Aires, Argentina later this year. Speaking on the development,...

AFRICA CHAMPIONSHIPS :NIGERIAS’ FEMALE WRESTLERS WIN 10 MEDALS

Nigeria’s female wrestlers have begun to prove their dominance in wrestling having won 10 medals at the ongoing Africa Wrestling Championships holding at the Alfred Diete-Spiff Civic Centre, Port Harcourt. Each of the 10 wrestlers, who represented the country in...

HIDDEN NIGERIAN TALENTS UNCOVERED AS AFRICAN WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP PROGRESSES

Hitherto hidden Nigerian wrestling talents are now being discovered as the African Wrestling Championship progresses in Port Harcourt. According to the President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation, Daniel Igali, this is just one of the positives of the championship...

30 COUNTRIES FOR AFRICAN WRESTLING TOURNEY

More than 30 countries have been confirmed to take part in the 2018 African Wrestling Championships in Port Harcourt from February 7 to 11. Nigeria will be hosting the competition for the first time in history. President of the Nigeria Wrestling...

WRESTLING: ADEKUOROYE IMPRESSED WITH OLYMPIC PREPARATION

Commonwealth Wrestling champion Odunayo Adekuoroye, (53kg freestyle) is expected to be one of the 90 wrestlers that will represent Nigeria at the forthcoming Africa Wrestling Championship billed to take place in Port Harcourt between February 7 and 11. Adekuoroye said:...

NIGERIA – NWF EXTENDS REGISTRATION DEADLINE TO JANUARY 31

The Nigeria Wrestling Federation has extended the registration deadline for countries wishing to participate in the Africa Wrestling Championship billed to hold in Port Harcourt next month to January 31, 2018. About 43 Countries are expected to compete at the...

WORLD SILVER MEDALIST ADEKUOYE RECORDS FIRST WIN IN PRO WRESTLING LEAGUE SEASON 3

  Odunayo Adekuoye on Wednesday recorded an impressive 5-1 win over Marwa Amri in the 57kg weight category at the ongoing Pro Wrestling League (PWL) in India. The Commonwealth Champion, who is representing the Mumbai Maharathi team, dominated her Tunisian opponent...

COMMONWEALTH GAMES : NIGERIA INVITES 32 WRESTLERS TO CAMP

The Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) has invited 32 wrestlers for the first phase of camping ahead of the 2018 Commonwealth Games. The XXI Commonwealth Games is scheduled to hold in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, between April 4 and April 14. The...

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