November 28, 2022



Commonwealth Video games: Tobi Amusan, Ese Brume, others able to defend crown with Workforce Nigeria

Lower than 24 hours earlier than the official begin of the 2022 Commonwealth Video games in Birmingham, Workforce Nigeria is able to tackle the remainder of the Commonwealth nations within the battle for sports activities supremacy.

Contemporary from smashing the world file on the 2022 World Athletics Championship, Tobi Amusan might be aiming to efficiently defend the gold medal she gained within the 2018 version of the Video games. Additionally, World Athletics Championship Silver medalist, Ese Brume would be the cynosure of all eyes within the lengthy soar occasion wherein she is gained Bronze on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

In wrestling, Blessing Oborodudu gained gold on the final Commonwealth Video games in Gold Coast, Australia within the Ladies’s -68kg class.

Additionally, Odunayo Adekuoroye will defend her gold medal within the Ladies’s wrestling -57kg class, simply as Aminat Adeniyi who gained gold within the -62kg occasion.

The Desk Tennis contingent led by Aruna Quadri, which incorporates Olajide Omotayo could be aiming to enhance on the Silver medals they earned from Gold Coast.

Nigeria’s athletes competing within the Powerlifting occasion can even be aiming to beat all-comers, and higher the 4 Gold medals the nation picked up in Gold Coast through Roland Ezuruike, Esther Onyema, Ndidi Nwosu and Abdulazeez Ibrahim.

Nigeria’s para athletes, amongst one of the best on this planet would for positive present stern checks to their challengers from different nations. Yetunde Odunuga and Millicent Agboegbulam could be set to enhance on their bronze medals achievements in Boxing from 2018. 

In whole, Workforce Nigeria gained 9 Gold medals, 9 silver medals and 6 bronze medals from 8 sports activities in 2018.

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This time, Nigeria will compete in 9 sports activities specifically;

Athletics, Boxing, Desk Tennis, Judo, weightlifting, Wrestling, Para Athletics, Para powerlifting,  Para Desk Tennis.