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Africa Games : Team Nigeria Wins 5 gold 1 sliver medals in Wrestling

Team Nigeria won 5 gold and one sliver medals in Wrestling events today at the ongoing Africa Games in Rabat Morocco. 

In wrestling world No 3 Odunayo Adekuoroye lands gold, overwhelming Emmam Ibrahim of Egypt 10-0 in the final of the 57kg class
Commonwealth champion Blessing Oborududu overpowers Anta Sambou of Senegal 6-0 via pitfall in the final of the 68kg category to win gold
Nigeria’s Mercy Genesis beats Tunisia’s Sara Hamdi 10-0 via technical superiority to land gold in the 50kg class while Aminat Adeniyi also retains her African games title in the 62kg class.
African champion Blessing Onyebuchi defeated Ivorian Amy YOUIN 10-0 to land the top prize in the 76kg class.
Bose Samuel of Nigeria settles for silver after losing 2-4 to Cameron’s Essombe Joseph in the final of the 53kg class.

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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