A general of 9 elite wrestlers will on Tuesday typhoon Benin metropolis, venue of the continuing national sports activities competition, after arriving the united states from Tunisia, wherein they featured at an African/Oceania Wrestling Olympics qualifiers.
The wrestlers had already given up hopes of representing their states at the rescheduled occasion but a overdue postponement of the African Wrestling Championships earlier slated for April 6 to 11 in El Jadida, Morocco supposed that they lower back in time for the pageant to the delight of their respective states.
The athletes are Ebikewenimo Welson (57kg), Amas Daniel (65kg), Ogbonna John (74kg), Soso Tamarau (97kg) and Ekerekeme Agiomor 86kg.
Others are 10-time African champion Blessing Oborududu (68kg), again-to-again Commonwealth gold-medalist Aminat Adeniyi (62kg), Bose Samuel (53kg) and youngster Adijat Idris (50kg).
The contingent, billed to arrive on Tuesday will proceed to Benin metropolis with their respective coaches and officials.
The wrestling occasion of the NSF is billed to preserve from April 9 to 13 on the Indoor corridor, college of Benin.