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OBURUDUDU JOINS HER TEAMMATES IN AMERICA

Nigeria’s Blessing Oborududu (68kg) has arrived in New York to join her teammates for the “Beat The Streets Invitational Wrestling Tournament’’ beginning on May 17. Oborududu was unable to travel on Sunday with her teammates due to visa problems. She joined...

WRESTLING – ADEKUOROYE , OBORUDUDU SET TO FEATURE IN US INVITATIONAL

Commonwealth Games gold medallists, Blessing Oborududu, Odunayo Adekuoroye and 2014 Commonwealth Games gold medallist Aminat Adeniyi will represent the country  at the U.S. Invitational Wrestling Championship on May 16. Ahmed Abdullahi, Secretary, Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF), who made this known on Thursday in...

Commonwealth games wrestlers commend Gov. Dickson over rewards

Welson Ebikewenimo, 2018 Commonwealth bronze medalist, and gold medalist Odunayo Adekuoroye, have commended Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State for hosting and rewarding Team Nigeria Wrestlers in Yenegoa. The wrestlers expressed appreciation for the governor’s kind gesture. Ebikewenimo, who won silver...

NIGERIAN WRESTLERS FOR FRANCE ,USA INVITATIONAL

After their impressive outing at the recently concluded Commonwealth Games in Australia, the Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) has been invited by their French counterparts to be part of a- one -day test-match that will see wrestlers from both countries...

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...

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