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Nigeria Wrestling Federation Unveils Programmes For 2020

The Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) has released a programme of activities it intends to accomplish in the coming year. The programme released at the just-concluded board meeting of the Federation in Yenagoa,...

WRESTLING: NWF Announce African Championships Team

The Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) has announced a tentative 22-man list expected to represent the country at the 2019 African Senior Wrestling Championships in Hammamet, Tunisia. The list is made up of 16 athletes, 5 officials and...

12th African Games: Commonwealth Champion Oborududu Ready To Strike Gold (AUDIO)

Commonwealth gold-medalist and 9-time (consecutive) African champion Blessing Oborududu (68kg) has said she is ready to successfully defend the gold medal she won four years ago in Brazzaville, Congo, when the wrestling event of the 12th African...

Wrestling: Olympic Qualifiers Camp Opens In Yenagoa

The Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) will on Monday, 24th February, open camp for the forth-coming Africa/Oceania Olympic qualifiers in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, this is according to the president of the federation Hon. Daniel Igali. The qualifiers will take place...

Wrestling: Igali Pledges Financial Support To Top 10 Wrestlers (AUDIO)

President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) Hon. Daniel Igali has pledged financial support to the top 10 wrestlers in the country as a way of alleviating their transportation difficulties. Due to...

Bayelsa State Govt. Builds World-Class Wrestling Gym

The Bayelsa State Government has commenced the construction of a stand-alone world-class wrestling gym at the Samson Siasia Stadium in Yenagoa. The facility, which is expected to be completed before the end of this year, will be...

WRESTLING: Team Nigeria Set For Grand Prix of Germany, Bulgaria Ranking Series

All is now set for Nigeria’s participation in the Grand Prix of Germany event in Dormagen as well as the Dan Kolov-Nikola Petrov ranking series tournament in Bulgaria. Both tournaments will afford the athletes...

I Rejected Foreign Offers Because I Want To Win For Nigeria – Oborududu

Few athletes have a chokehold over their fields like 2018 Commonwealth 68kg wrestling gold medalist and eight times African Champion Blessing Oborududu. The 29-year-old wrestler has become the poster girl for Nigerian and African wrestling after...

Nigerian Wrestlers In ‘Good Shape’ Ahead Of Olympics – Coach Purity (AUDIO)

Head coach of Nigeria's wrestling team Purity Akuh says the country’s contingent to the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympics are in ‘good shape’ and ‘ready to do the job’. Five Tokyo-bound wrestlers – Odunayo Adekuoroye...

Ekerekeme Agiomor Books Historic Olympic Ticket

Ekerekeme Agiomor will be the only Nigerian male wrestler at the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympics, after he impressively secured qualification to the global multi-sport showpiece on the final day of competition at the Africa/Oceania Olympic Qualifiers in...

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