The Director of sports Cross River state, Dr Jude Amadi has congratulated the state National coaches and two athletes who made Cross River proud at the just concluded 11th All Africa Games in Brazzaville, Congo.
In a statement signed by the Cross River State Wrestling Secretary, Rosemary Usang, Cross River produced a Greco roman coach, Godswill Tiebiri, assistant female coach, Hapiness Brutu, Gold medalist Emmanuel Nworie and Bronze medalist, Abraham Onyemelusi at the All African games in Congo.
“Cross River State wrestling team is thanking God for Coach Godswill Tiebiri and Coach Hapiness Brutu our National Coaches at the All Africa Games” the statement said
“We congratulate Emmanuel Nworie the Gold medalist and Abraham Onyemelusi who won the bronze medal. Welcome home our heroes” it added.
It is worthy of note that Emmanuel restored Nigeria’s confidence in the Greco Roman category as he won a gold medal after 20years of it’s drought.