With sponsors, we would have harvested medals in Budapest, says Daniel Igali
Following the recent not-too-impressive feat of the country’s team at the World Wrestling Championship in Budapest, Hungary, the Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) president, Daniel Igali, has attributed the dismal outing to paucity of funds, which never allowed the athletes to have enough competitions to be able to compete well at major championships. In this session…
Igali calls for better funding of wrestling, other sports
President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF), Daniel Igali has made a clarion call to all relevant sporting authorities in the country, as well as the governments, private and corporate sector to engage in the funding of wrestling and other sports.
Igali banks on Oborududu, Onyebuchi, as battle for medals begins in Budapest
Eight-time African champion Blessing, Oborududu and Commonwealth silver medalist, Blessing Onyebuchi, are scheduled to battle for the qualification...
Adekuoroye leads Team Nigeria to World Wrestling Championship in Budapest
World silver medalist, Odunayo Adekuoroye, Commonwealth gold medalists, Blessing Oborodudu and Aminat Adeniyi, and medal hopeful, Blessing Onyebuchi...
Igali lauds Nigerian wrestlers over AYG performance
The President, Nigeria Wrestling Federation, (NWF) Daniel Igali, on Monday commended the performance of Nigerian wrestlers at the just concluded Africa Youth Games (AYG) in Algeria. Igali told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on telephone in Ibadan that winning 19 medals by 20 wrestlers is highly commendable, noting that the future is bright for…
Igali lauds NSA for individual wrestling award
President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation, Daniel Igali has commended the organisers of the Nigerian Sports Award for creating a unique category for Wrestling in the award.
‘Governor Dickson Wrestling Classics to serve as rehearsal for world championships’
The Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) has announced that the Third Governor Dickson National Wrestling Classics, which will take place in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, from June 24 to 30, 2018, will serve as trials for forthcoming international events. The Classics will feature over 500 athletes from different states of the federation and clubs.
AWC hosting, Team Nigeria’s achievements thrill Igali
President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF), Daniel Igali has expressed satisfaction with both the hosting and the performance of Team Nigeria at the just ended African Wrestling Championship (AWC) held at the Alfred Diete-Spiff Civic Centre, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
African Wrestling Championship referees begin refresher course
African wrestling referees will be back to school to boost their knowledge of the sport today and tomorrow in Port Harcourt.
Governor Wike Wrestling Challenge Cup kicks off today
• As Liberia’s Wrestling Federation Boss Arrives Port Harcourt action begins today at the maiden Governor Wike Wrestling Challenge Cup, just as President of the Liberia Wrestling Federation, Mr. Bonokai George Golud, arrived in Port Harcourt yesterday as one of the dignitaries to grace the occasion. Contingents from 22 states including the Federal Capital Abuja…