Nigerian Wrestlers Win Eight Gold and Two Silver Medals at Senior African Wrestling Championship

Nigeria wrestlers dominated the just concluded 2017 senior African wrestling championships in Marrakech, Morocco, winning eight gold and two silver medals.

The female gold medalists are Mercy Genesis in the 48 kg category, Aminat Adeniyi in the 58kg category, Odunayo Adekuoroye in the 55kg category, Blessing Oborududu in the 63kg category, Kemeasuodei Dressman in the 69kg category and Gofit Winnie in the 75kg category.

photo credit: Daniel Igali

Bose Samuel in the 53kg category and Bisola Makanjuola in the 60kg category won silver medals.

Nigerian male freestyle wrestler’s Soso Tamarau in the 97kg category and Ogbonna Emmanuel John in the 70kg category won gold medals.