November 30, 2022



Commonwealth Video games 2022: Final batch of Workforce Nigeria storm Birmingham

As Nigeria continues in its quest to win extra medals on the 2022 Commonwealth Video games, the final batch of Workforce Nigeria athletes yesterday arrived Birmingham with a view to taking part in additional sporting actions earlier than the tip of the video games on August 8, 2022.

The final batch of wrestling athletes had been led by the Director, Federations, Athletes and Elite (FEAD) Division of the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports activities Growth, Dr Simon Ehbojaiye.

In the meantime, the Minister of Youth and Sports activities Growth, Mr Sunday Dare, has referred to as on the staff to do the nation proud and provides their finest efficiency ever.

He reminded them to show the very best stage of self-discipline, professionalism and excellence throughout and after the competitions as they characterize Nigeria’s picture on the video games.

Earlier earlier than leaving their camp in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State Deputy Governor, Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo urged the staff to clinch at the very least six gold medals on the Video games.

He added that Workforce Nigeria wrestlers camped in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital loved large help from the Authorities and as such are anticipated to make Nigeria proud.

Additionally talking, the President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF),
Dr Daniel Igali, assured that, Workforce Nigeria athletes would give their finest to win as many medals as doable.

Workforce Nigeria will probably be competing with 10 wrestlers, six ladies and 4 males.

The listing is headlined by Olympic Video games Silver medalist, Blessing Oborududu, Commonwealth Video games champion, Odunayo Adekuoroye, her youthful sister Mercy, Mercy Genesis, Kolawole Esther, Hannah Reuben, Ebikenmo Welson, Agiomor Ekerekeme and Amas Daniel.

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