Ninety wrestlers have been selected to represent Nigeria at the African Wrestling Championships in Port Harcourt from February 7th to 11th, 2018.

As expected, big guns like Blessing Oborududu, Odunayo Adekuoroye and Soso Tamara top the list.

In all, there are 30 Cadet, 30 Junior and 30 senior wrestlers.

Blessing Oborududu will be seeking to make it her eight African title on the continent; while Adekuoroye aims to maintain her dominance at the African Championships in the 57kg weight categories.

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Below is the full list:

Freestyle (Senior Female):

Mercy Genesis (50kg), Bose Samuel (53kg), Ifeoma Nwoye (55kg), Odunayo Adekuoroye (57kg), Bisola Makanjuola (59kg), Aminat Adeniyi (62kg), Hannah Reuben (65kg), Blessing Oborodudu (68kg), Winnie Gofit (72kg) and Blessing Onyebuchi (76kg)

Freestyle (Senior Male)

Welson Ebikewenimo (57kg), Victor Firstman (61kg), Amas Daniel (65kg), John Ogbonnaya (70kg), Amos Assizecourt (74kg), Ekerekeme Agiomor (79kg), Melvin Bibo (86kg), Robert Daufa (92kg), Soso Tamara (97kg) and Sinivie Boltic (125kg)

FREESTYLE (Junior Female)

Gloria Ojei (50kg), Gloria Ondeweraowei (53kg), Ozioma Joseph (55kg), Comfort Stephen (57kg), Nkechi Dimejesi (59kg), Precious Tiebri (62kg), Keke Yanyagbiri (65kg), Ebi Biogos (69kg), Courage Mango (73kg) and Queen James (76kg)

Freestyle (Junior Male)

Richard Seitoakumo (57kg), Reginald Ikiofakemefa (61kg), Joseph Anthony (65kg), Emeka Nwafor (70kg), Tari Padeiowei (74kg), Clarkson Ebiboloukew (79kg), Tarikebena Captain (86kg), Yelekme Netco (92kg), Izonna Ayaebi (97kg) and Radiance Akaribest (125kg)

 

Freestyle (Cadet Female)

Yetunde Oluwatoyin (40kg), Esther Asiolu (43kg), Christiana Ogunsanyo (46kg), Oluda Aina (49kg), Mercy Adekuoroye (53kg), Adekoye Jumoye (57kg), Esther Kolawale (61kg), Balogun Sunmisola (65kg), Cecilia James (69kg) and Natasha Essien (76kg)

 

Freestyle (Cadet Male)

Kelvin Sariki (40-45kg), Oluwatosin Adegoke (48kg), Moses Ikatuboh (51kg), Ikechukwu Okafor (55kg), Stephen Akintene (60kg), Nnaemeka Kenechukwu (65kg), ThankGod Morgan (71kg), Newlife Ebikeme (80kg), Zikenah Amen (92kg) and Isaac Iwenji (110kg)

 

Greco Roman (Senior)

Henry Akinwale (55kg), Enenibodi Dick (60kg), John ARikpo (63kg), Romeo Joseph (67kg), Emmanuel Nworie (72kg), Perefaghe Kiribein (77kg), Tochukwu Okeke (82kg), Tobechukwu Udeh (87kg), Okuro Augustine (97kg) and Ilukwe Patrick Tagbo (130kg)

 

Greco Roman (Junior)

Segun Adebawo (55kg), Olubode Fayowole (60kg), Adekunle Julius (63kg), Pakistan Alfred (67kg), Chinonso Robinson (72kg), Agbonifo Ehichiel (77kg), Samuel Oyewole (82kg), Dickson Emmanuel (87kg), Omega Emmanuel (97kg) and Hassan Lawal (130kg)

Greco Roman (Cadet)

Henry Opokuma (45kg), Ogidi Perediegha (48kg), Fayolemi Damilola (51kg), Peter Ukoro (55kg), Robinson Ikechukwu (60kg), Aremu Taiwo (65kg), Ibrahim Abdulhameed (71kg), Buhari Umar Shuni (80kg), Yahaya Yahuze (97kg) and Ladoja Idowu (110kg)

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