Team Nigeria has files out in Wednesday's opening ceremony at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.

One of the country's most successful athletes, Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor carried the green and white flag as she led the team.

Nigeria is represented by 90 athletes accompanied by 45 officials and they will participate in 9 events.

Athletics, Basketball, Wrestling, Weightlifting, Boxing, Table Tennis, Special Sports and Gymnastics.

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Okagbare has put herself forward as one of the country's brightest medal prospects as she recently broke the African 200m record held for 22 years by Mary Onyali-Omagbemi.

It was however gathered that she has not been registered for the sprints but will run the women 4x100m.