Nigerian wrestlers recorded impressive outings at the African Senior Wrestling Championship in Marakech, Morocco.
Adekunoroye Odunayo was in great shape as he claimed gold medal in the 55kg category. Another Nigerian Kemeasuodei Dressman was ruthless against Algeria’s Houria Boukrif, dismissing his opponent to claim gold in the 69kg category.
Tochukwu Okeke failed to win a medal in the Greco Roman division.
Seven freestyle wrestlers are on the mats today. For the women, Mercy Genesis was one of the stars for Nigeria as she beat Kholodi Ahmed of Egypt to win gold in the 48 kg division.
Aminat Adeniyi beat Tunisia’s Dorssaf Gharssi to claim gold in the 58 kg category.
Blessing Oborodudu grabbed another gold for Nigeria in the 63 kg weight, just as Gofit Winnie took the 75 kg gold.
Bose Samuel won a silver medal in the 53 category while Bisola Makanjuola also won silver in the 60 kg weight division.