Category Archives: Wrestling

ULTIMATE COMMANDER PRESENTS NATIONAL PEACE TORCH TO DALUNG

Heavyweight Wrestling Champion Ambassador Osita Offor aka De Ultimate Commander today presented the National Peace Project Torch to the Youth and Sports Minister Barrister Solomon Dalung in Abuja. The Peace Torch which is billed to traverse the 36 states of the federation and Abuja is aimed at creating awareness for Nigerian youths on the need […]

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AFRICA WRESTLING BOSS TO VISIT NIGERIA THIS WEEK

The President of United World Wrestling Africa, Fouad Meskout is expected to visit Nigeria, 25-27 July, 2017, to inspect facilities in Port Harcourt, for the 2018 Africa Senior Wrestling Championship. According to a statement released by the President of Nigeria Wrestling Federation, Hon. Daniel Igali, if the facilities on ground meets the expected standards, Nigeria […]

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DALUNG CONGRATULATES NIGERIA’S WRESTLING CHAMPIONS

The Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung has congratulated Nigeria’s team to the just concluded Senior African Wrestling Championship held in Marrakech, Morocco. The Minister commended the team when the President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation, Daniel Igali visited him in his office in Abuja on Tuesday. “We are proud of your display […]

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Nigerian Wrestlers Win Eight Gold and Two Silver Medals at Senior African Wrestling Championship

Nigeria wrestlers dominated the just concluded 2017 senior African wrestling championships in Marrakech, Morocco, winning eight gold and two silver medals. The female gold medalists are Mercy Genesis in the 48 kg category, Aminat Adeniyi in the 58kg category, Odunayo Adekuoroye in the 55kg category, Blessing Oborududu in the 63kg category, Kemeasuodei Dressman in the […]

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DALUNG , GOV DICKSON COMMISSION DANIEL IGALI RECREATION CENTRE

The Daniel Igali Recreation Centre in Bayelsa state has been commissioned by the Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung. On the occasion, Barrister Dalung described Daniel Igali as a sportsman, champion, and a source of pride to the people of Nigeria. After it was unveiled by Governor Henry Seriake Dickson, the two men […]

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Nigeria Sports Minister and Governor Dickson To Commission Wrestling Center in Yenegoa

The Minister of sports, Hon Solomon Dalung on Saturday will commission the Dynamite recreation Centre in Yenegoa, Bayelsa. President Nigeria wrestling federation, Daniel Igali who revealed this to newsmen on Wednesday said the Executive Governor of Bayelsa, Seriake Dickson and President Nigeria Olympic Committee, Eng Habu Gumel will also be in attendance. The 2000 Sydney […]

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Nigeria’s Adekuoroye Loses First Pro Fight As Punjab Lifts Wrestling League

2015 World bronze medallist, Odunayo Adekuoroye lost her first fight to Swedish Sofia Mattsson at the finals of the Pro Wrestling League season two which ended Thursday night. In a replay of their bout at last year’s Rio Olympics, Sofia took a 1-0 lead in the first round thanks to a pasivity point against Odunayo. […]

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Adekuoroye Defeats Olympic Foe Mattsson At Pro Wrestling League As Punjab Zooms Into S/finals

Nigeria’s most celebrated wrestler, Odunayo Folasade Adekuoroye took her pound of flesh on highly rated Swedish’s Sofia Mattsson in the 53kg women category by defeating her by 6-1 points in the Pro Wrestling League season two in India. The 2016 Olympic Bronze medalist, Sofia failed to counter Adekuoroye’s techniques and the Nigerian wrestler took a […]

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Nigeria’s Adekuoroye Makes It 3 Wins In A Row At Pro Wrestling League

Nigeria’s most celebrated wrestler, Odunayo Adekuoroye on Tuesday proved her dominance by overpowering UP’s Pinki in the 53 kg Women’s category 16-0 by virtue of Technical Superiority. The dancing and energetic Punjab Royals wrestler had in her previous bouts defeated Jaipur Ninja’s Betzabeth Arguello 16-0 and Delhi Sultan’s, Sangeeta Phogat 15-0 all by Technical Superiority. […]

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Grand Prix Champion, Adekuoroye Makes It Double Technical Superiority Against Opponents In India

Nigeria’s Odunayo Adekuoroye continued her unbeaten run at the Pro Wrestling League in India after defeating India’s Sangeeta Phogat in just three minutes and 59 seconds by Technical Superiority. The Punjab Royals wrestler, Adekuoroye overpowered Phogat Sangeeta, representing Delhi Sultans in women’s 53kg and in the very first minute of the bout the dancing Nigerian […]

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Nigeria’s Adekuoroye Resumes PRO Wrestling League With a Big Bang

Nigeria female Wrestler, Odunayo Adekuoroye began her campaign in the season Two of the Pro Wrestling League by beating Jaipur Ninjas Betzabeth Arguello 16-0 Technical Superiority. Adekuoroye bagged some amount of consolation for Punjab with a rather one-sided victory over Betzabeth Arguello in the women’s 53kg category. The 2015 World Championship bronze medallist made good […]

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ADEKUOROYE WINS GOLD AT BAKU GOLDEN GRAND PRIX – By Akeem Busari

Nigeria and Commonwealth female wrestling champion, Odunayo Adekuoroye, has won gold in the on going Baku Golden Grand Prix in Baku, Azerbaijan. In the earlier rounds of the championship, the immensely gifted Nigerian wrestler beat Tatyana Kit of Ukraine 10-0 and also defeated Abdildina Aiym of Kazakhstan 5-2, to qualify for the finals. And in […]

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