Nigerian Wrestlers Arrive In Paris For World Championships
Three Nigeria Wrestlers and an official that departed the country on Monday have arrived in Paris, France for the 2017 World Championship.
The wrestlers include seven times Africa champion, Blessing Oborududu (63Kg), 2015 World Bronze medalist, Odunayo Adekuoroye (55kg) and three times Africa champion, Aminat Adeniyi all female as well as the female head coach.
The President Nigeria Wrestling Federation, Daniel Igali confirmed that the Nigerian contingent traveled via Ethiopian Airlines.
The delegation arrived in Paris around 6:30am on Tuesday.
The athletes are expected to wrestle on Wednesday, 23rd of August 2017 as weight control begins on Tuesday.
With the late departure, Nigeria missed out on Monday’s opening ceremony.
Meanwhile, the second batch of wrestlers to represent Nigeria departed the country on Tuesday.
Always late; na so!
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