Olympics qualifier: Oborududu leads 9 wrestlers to Algeria

Mary Onyali and Blessing Oburududu

Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) has named 10 Wrestlers that will represent the nation at the Africa/Oceanic qualifier slated for Algeria between 1st to 4th April, 2016.

The team comprises of five female wrestlers, four male freestyle and one Greco Roman wrestler.

The lists of female wrestlers are: Genesis Mercy (48Kg), three-time African champion, Aminat Adeniyi (58Kg), seven-time African champion and captain, Blessing Oborududu (63Kg), Hannah Reuben (68Kg) and Blessing Onyebuchi (75Kg).

Nigeria Wrestling Federation

The male freestyle wrestlers are: Welson Ebikewenimo (57Kg), Daniel Amas (65Kg), Melvin Bibo (74Kg) and Soso Tamara (97Kg) while in Greco Roman, Nworie Emmanuel (66Kg) will seek to redeem his image after a disastrous outing at the African championship.

Odunyo Adekuoroye who have qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympics after winning a bronze at the 2015 World Wrestling Championship held in Las Vegas, USA will accompany the team to cheer them to victory


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