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Adekuoroye’s adopter, Halogen hails wrestler’s feat at ranking series


Odunayo Adekuoroye on the podium after winning the only gold medal for Nigeria in the 57kg class at the Matteo Pellicone Ranking Series tournament in Italy…recently.

• Tips her for Olympics glory
World bronze medalist at the last Senior World Wrestling Championships, Odunayo Adekuoroye has been applauded by the management of Halogen for winning the only gold medal for the country at the recent Matteo Pellicone Ranking Series tournament held in Rome.

Halogen, a leading security risk group in the country, had agreed to take up responsibility of Adekuoroye’s preparation towards achieving success at the Tokyo Olympic in Japan, in the Adopt-an-Athlete Campaign initiative of the sports ministry.

Adekuoroye, who defeated India’s Anshu Anshu 10-0 through a technical superiority in the final to win a gold medal, according to Halogen Group Managing Director of Halogen Group, Mr. Wale Olaoye, was something to behold.


“Halogen Group is proud to celebrate with Adekuoroye Odunayo and Nigerians globally, as she defeated India’s Anshu Anshu, 10-0 to win gold in the women’s 57kg at the 2020 Matteo Pellicone Ranking Series tournament in Rome.

“This no doubt is a historic period for Nigeria’s sports at the global level. We are delighted with Odunayo’s impressive exploits. This is a reflection of what Halogen Group stands for; Professionalism, Integrity, Passion, and Excellence,” Olaoye said, adding that the firm was proud to have taken up the duty to help in her mission to win gold at the Olympics.

“Halogen Group is proud to be part of Nigeria’s quest for Olympic gold medal through support for the Commonwealth wrestling Amazon. Odunayo’s sterling performance at the recent United World Wrestling (UWW) Ranking Series events in Italy an inspiring pointer to what Nigerians can expect at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic. We are proud of her unstoppable spirit.

“Nigerian youths have a huge lesson to learn from Odunayo. She is determined to transform the record created by past athletes. She wanted to be a great wrestler in Nigeria, she has succeeded; she has conquered Africa and the Commonwealth Nations twice. Now, her Eagle is already on the world stage where she is ready to fly high at the Olympics,” he stated.


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