Adekuoroye, Oborududu, 13 others for African C’Ship

Adekuoroye, Oborududu, 13 others for African C’Ship

Two-time Commonwealth Games champion, Odunayo Adekuoroye, nine times African champion, Blessing Oborududu and 13 others will represent Nigeria at the 2020 African Wrestling Championships.

The 2020 African Wrestling Championships will hold from 3rd to 9th February, 2020 in Algiers, Algeria.

The time consists of 10 female and 5 male wrestlers and currently camped in Yenagoa and Akure.

In the list are; four times African champions Aminat Adeniyi (62kg), Mercy Genesis (50kg), Amas Daniel (65kg), Emmanuel John (74kg) and Soso Tamarau (97kg).

World champion in Beach wrestling Blessing Onyebuchi (76kg), African champions Sunmisola Balogun (72kg), Bose Samuel (53kg), Bisola Makanjuola (59kg), Welson Ebikewino (57kg) and Ekerekeme Agiomor (86kg) are also in the squad.

They will be accompanied to the African Championships by four coaches and four officials.

Full List:

Women Wrestling

Mercy Genesis (50kg), Bose Samuel (53kg), Esther Kolawole (55kg), Odunayo Adekuoroye (57kg), Bisola Makunjuola (59kg), Aminat Adeniyi (62kg), Hannah Reuben (65kg), Blessing Oborududu (68kg), Sunmisola Balogun (72kg) and Blessing Onyebuchi (76kg)

Men’s Freestyle

Ebikewenimo Welson (57kg), Amas Daniel (65kg), Emmanuel John (74kg), Ekerekeme Agiomor (86kg) and Soso Tamara (97kg)


Happiness Burutu, Victor Kodei, Purity Akuh, Joe Oziti, Hon. Daniel Igali (NWF President), Umar Almu (NWF Sec. Gen.), Adam Kabir (Medical) and Emeka Dennar (Media Officer)


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