Igali begs government to sponsor athletes to competitions
President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation, Daniel Igali, has begged the Federal Government and corporate bodies to sponsor Nigerian athletes to major international competitions, saying competing against their peers is the only way they would be ready for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Igali congratulates Onyali on her appointment as SA to Sports Minister
Daniel Igali, President of Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF), has congratulated legendary sprint queen, Mary Onyali, on her appointment as Special Adviser to Sunday Dare, Minister of Youth and Sports Development.
Excitement as Adekuoroye, Oborududu, others register for Dickson Classics
World silver medalist, Odunayo Adekuoroye, Olympians, Blessing Oborududu and Aminat Adeniyi are among top elite wrestlers, who have registered for the third edition of the Dickson National Wrestling Classics, holding at the Indoor Sports Hall of the Samson Siasia Stadium from June 15th to 30th. A total of 600 wrestlers from 20 states of the…
NWF seeks concession as ministry agrees to sponsor team
The Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) says it will plead with the organisers of the 2019 African Senior Wrestling Championships in Tunisia to give it a special concession...
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.
‘Why Team Nigeria faltered in Budapest’
President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) Daniel Igali, has given reasons for the unimpressive results recorded by Team Nigeria at the just- concluded...
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...
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.