Nigeria Wrestling Federation
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…
Igali sure of 10 gold medals from wrestling at African Games
President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) Hon. Daniel Igali has called for early and adequate preparation for the country’s wrestlers ahead of the 12th Africa Games in Rabat, Morocco, which will be staged from August 19 to 31 this year. The World and Olympic champion is confident wrestling can deliver no fewer than 10…
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…
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.