Nigeria Wrestling Federation
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.
NWF condoles with Dickson
The Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) has commiserated with Bayelsa State governor, Henry Seriake Dickson on the death of his mother, Mrs. Gold Coast Dickson. Late Mrs. Dickson, who passed on this week in United States at the age of 72, surrendered after a battle with the breast cancer. According to a statement, the NWF expressed…
NWF shifts Dickson National Classics date for World Cup
The Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) has postponed the third Governor Dickson National Wrestling Classics due to the World Cup currently ongoing in Russia.
Yenagoa agog as NWF unveils Commonwealth Games team today
The Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) will officially unveil its team to the 2018 Commonwealth Games today in Yenegoa, Bayelsa State. The event is scheduled to take place at the Daniel Igali Recreation Centre at Yenizuegene, Yenegoa by 1.00 p.m.
Igali confident Nigeria will excel
President of Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) Hon. Daniel Igali has said he is optimistic Team Nigeria will excel at the forth-coming 2018 African Wrestling Championships in Port Harcourt. About 90 (Cadet, Junior and Senior) wrestlers expected to represent Nigeria at the tournament have been preparing in separate camps in Akure, Port Harcourt and Yenagoa ahead…
Igali bemoans paucity of fund as Oborududu, others shine
President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation, Mr. Daniel Igali has expressed delight at the performance of the four athletes that represented the nation at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championships in Brakpan, South Africa. The championship was held between December 14 and 17. In a text message to The Guardian, Igali said the nation won four medals…
Stranded Nigerian wrestlers finally depart for Paris
The contingent had experienced flight delay in the hands of Air Maroc in the early hours of yesterday and had to find alternative. The wrestlers, including Odunayo Adekuoroye, Aminat Adeniyi and Blessing Oburududu, are supposed to compete on August 23.
Wrestling federation prepares for 2018 Commonwealth Games in Yenagoa
President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF), Daniel Igali has revealed the body’s decision to invite top wrestlers to camp next week in Yenagoa, where they will begin the first phase of preparations for the 2018 Commonwealth Games slated for Australia.
Poor funding cost Nigerian wrestlers Olympic medals, says Daniel Igali
President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation, Daniel Igali, has said that the athletes to the Rio Olympic Games in Brazil would have done well if the necessary funds were made available on time for proper training.
Relief for Nigerian wrestlers, as training partners join camp
Technical Director of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation, Daniel Igali, has finally expressed his joy that at last, training partners have been approved to join his wrestlers as the team prepares for Olympic glory at the Rio Games.