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Karate: Ogene Eye AAG Gold, Olympic Qualification  

Africa Zone 3 UFAK champion, Ifeanyi Ogene (-67kg) said he is ready to represent Nigeria at the 2019 All Africa Games in Morocco.

Ogene stated that he had resumed training and working hard to ensure that 2019 would be a good year for him.

The 7 times National champion said winning gold at the Ufak Zone 3 Championship in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire is a morale booster ahead of the All Africa Games.

He said: “My target for 2019 is to participate and win medals for Nigeria at the 2019 All Africa Games in Morocco.

“I am working hard and preparing more to be the champion of my weight class and I believe that God will make my dreams come true”

He commended the board of Karate Federation of Nigeria for putting the athletes first in their dealings

Ogene said, “My appreciation to the Karate Federation of Nigeria led by Honorable Silas Agara for creating an enabling environment for the athletes, the technical director and the National coaches for ensuring that we the athletes are made their number one priority. I believe Nigeria athletes will excel at the forth coming All Africa Games”.

About Ayeni Wale

Olawale Ayeni, is a Media and Communication Arts, Masters in view fellow, a graduate of Theatre Arts from the University of Abuja respectively, has been in journalism right from his school days. He was a sports broadcaster with Osun state Broadcasting Corporation (OSBC). He was Sports Editor, Daily Stream Newspaper before joining Leadership Newspaper as Sports Correspondent. A lover of grassroots sports development and golf. A strong support of Arsenal FC.

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