WRESTLING: Team Nigeria Departs For Cadet World Championships

Nigeria’s contingent to the 2018 Cadet World Championships will on Monday, 2nd July, depart Lagos for Zagreb, Croatia – venue of the competition. The contingent, which is made up of two female wrestlers and a coach, are scheduled to leave the Murtala Mohammed International Airport by 8:45pm (local time) aboard a Turkish airline, and are…

WRESTLING: Gov. Dickson National Classics Postponed

The Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) has postponed the 3rd Governor Dickson National Wrestling Classics earlier scheduled to hold from 24th-30th June, 2018. The postponement is as a result of the ongoing 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, where the major stakeholders in the sporting industry are present. Secretary General of the Federation Mohammed Libata informed…

WRESTLING: Team Nigeria Arrive New York In High Spirit For Beat The Streets

The Nigerian contingent to the 2018 Beat The Streets tournament has safely arrived New York for the Invitational wrestling event. The delegation made up of two Commonwealth Champions; Odunayo Adekuoroye (57kg) and Aminat Adeniyi (62kg), head coach of the female national team, Purity Akuh, as well as the President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation, Daniel…

Yenagoa Set For 3rd Governor Dickson Wrestling Classics

The Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) is pleased to announce that the 3rd Governor Dickson National Wrestling Classics will take place in Yenagoa – the Bayelsa State capital – from 24th to 30th June, 2018. Over 500 athletes from different states of the federation and clubs are expected to participate in the Classics, which will be…

WRESTLING: Team Nigeria Prepares For Beat The Streets Invitational

Commonwealth champions Odunayo Adekuoroye (57kg), Aminat Adeniyi (62kg) and Blessing Oborududu (68kg) have commenced preparation for the upcoming Beat The Streets Invitational wrestling event in the United States of America. The three female freestyle wrestlers, who each won gold at the recently-concluded 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, are currently training in Akure and…

Bayelsa State Govt. Set To Build Modern Wrestling Gym In Yenagoa

As part of its plans to institutionalise wrestling, Bayelsa State Government has concluded plans to build an ultra-modern wrestling gym in the state capital, Yenagoa. This was disclosed by the State Governor Henry Seriake Dickson during a reception ceremony in Yenagoa in honour of Team Nigeria wrestlers to the recently-concluded 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold…

Gold Coast 2018: Gov. Dickson Splashes Cash On Team Nigeria Wrestlers

Bayelsa State Governor Henry Seriake Dickson has rewarded athletes and coaches of Nigeria’s wrestling team to the recently-concluded 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, with various handsome cash gifts, following their impressive performance at the quadrennial multi-sport event. The wrestlers won 8 medals (3 gold, 2 silver and 3 bronze), accounting for one-third of…

GOLD COAST 2018: Igali Hails Team Nigeria Wrestlers…

GOLD COAST 2018: Igali Hails Team Nigeria Wrestlers, Thanks Gov. Wike, Dickson for Support… President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) Daniel Igali has heaped praises on the country’s wrestlers to the recently-concluded 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, saying he is ‘extremely satisfied’ with their performances. The wrestlers won 8 medals (3 gold,…

Nigeria’s Igali Emerges Vice President Of Commonwealth Wrestling Board

World and Olympic champion Hon. Daniel Igali has been elected the vice-president of the Commonwealth Wrestling Board. The Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) president polled 19 of the available 22 votes at a meeting of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth Wrestling Committee at the just-concluded 2018 Gold Coast Games in Australia, to emerge one of…