Tokyo Olympics: In Wrestling we trust ― Igali


Tokyo Olympics: In Wrestling we trust ― Igali

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Odunayo Adekuruoye

By Tony Ubani, Tokyo

As the ongoing Tokyo Olympics gets to the halfway mark with no medals yet for Team Nigeria, expectations from Wrestling has suddenly hit the rooftop with all eyes on dancing wrestler, Odunayo Adekuruoye.

The wrestling events here would rumble on August 2 but Adekuruoye would begin her mat invasion on August 4. 

The Daniel who has been the pillar behind the success story of Wrestling in Nigeria and a Gold medallist for Canada, Igali, has said that “Tokyo Olympics appears to be our best chance to be on the podium”.

Looking ahead, Igali who is the Chairman Caretaker Committee of Nigeria Wrestling Federation believed that they have done enough to put the Wrestlers in the mix for a medal(s). 

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“I still believe at the halfway stage of the Olympics, that Nigeria has chances of medals. I know that even with the best conditions and best preparations,…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper