Amas Daniel leads second batch of wrestlers to the World Championship in Paris

Amas Daniel leads second batch of wrestlers to the World Championship in Paris

Daniel Amas, John Emmanuel and Mercy Genesis have also left Nigeria for the World Wrestling Championship in Lutte, Paris, to join their colleagues who left a day head of them, due to logistics issues. The trio will join their colleagues at the championships which is underway, with the Greco-Roman event setting the pace for the female freestyle and male freestyle to follow on Wednesday to Saturday.


ACLSports.com gathered that the remaining wrestlers checked in about 5:10 am today (Tuesday), but is unsure of the Head Coach, Victor Kodei departure.

Three times African champion, Daniel Amas (65kg) seeks to avenge his disastrous outing at the 2017 Africa Championships but told Nigerians not to expect magic from him in the male category.

Another wrestler eyeing to cause an upset at the games in John Emmanuel (70kg) who won a gold medal at his first ever Africa Championship in Marrakech, Morocco.

In the 48kg female category, Mercy Genesis told ACLSports.com that she intends laying her life for the love country adding that the President of the federation and Nigeria have invested so much in her wrestling career.

The team is expected to arrive by 5 pm.

Meanwhile, Aminat Adeniyi (58kg), Blessing Oborududu (63Kg) and Odunayo Adekuoroye have all arrived Paris and are all expected to weigh in by noon today.

The trio will wrestle tomorrow, Wednesday August 23, 2017.

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