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2020  Africa Cycling C/Ship : Team Nigeria Wins 11 medals

Team Nigeria won four gold, three silver and four bronze medals to finish the  2020 African Track Cycling Championship in Cairo, Egypt in grand style.

The championship which began  last Thursday  ended yesterday, which was organised by the African Cycling Confederation (CAC).

According to information on the competition’s website indicated that Nigeria’s Grace Ayuba won four gold in the junior category from the sprint race, Keirin, Scratch 7.5-kilometre and Point Race events.

Also, Ese Ukpesersye won two silver while and Rita Oven won one silver.

The championship is a qualifier for the 2020 World Cycling Championship and the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

The Nigeria contingent to the African showpiece is expected back in Nigeria later today.

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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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