December 1, 2022



Ofili, Chukwuma, Ashe land in Birmingham as athletics tracks come alive

Sprinters Favour Ofili, Rosemary Chukwuma and Favour Ashe have Group Nigeria’s camp for the continued Commonwealth Video games with a transparent message: We come right here for enterprise.                               

Ashe, the reigning Nigerian champion within the 100m was the primary of the trio to reach on Friday whereas Ofili, the Nigerian 200m file holder and Chukwuma arrived aboard KLM Saturday afternoon with famend coach, Gabriel Okon.               

Each Ofili and Chukwuma will probably be searching for to return Nigeria to the highest of the rostrum as Commonwealth Video games champion within the 100m, eight years after Blessing Okagbare efficiently accomplished a dash double in Glasgow, Scotland.

Ofili may even be aiming to be the second Nigerian after Okagbare to win a sprints double on the Video games. 

 Ashe on his half will probably be hoping he could make historical past as the primary Nigerian man to win the blue ribband title on the Video games.

The closest the nation has come was the silver medal finishes by Davidson Ezinwa, Uchenna Emedolu and Olusoji Fasuba and Ashe may be the person to write down that new chapter a complete nation has been ready to learn.                                   

 The women and men’s 100m occasion will begin on Tuesday.

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