Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) has unveiled its Olympic team for the 2016 Rio games holding in Brazil.
NWF President, Hon Daniel Igali presented the wrestlers at the Abuja National Stadium last weekend.
Seven wrestlers consisting of five female (Mercy Genesis, Odunayo Adekuoroye, Aminat Adeniyi, Blessing Oborududu and Hannah Reuben) as well as two male (Amas Daniel and Soso Tamara) heading to the Rio Olympics will be unveiled this afternoon in Abuja.
Canadian Olympic gold medal winner and President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation, Hon Daniel Igali said the unveiling is to further boost and motivate the athletes who have been committed to their fatherland.
“This gesture is to boost the wrestlers as they will be competing with other wrestlers in the world. It is to show that we are concerned about their welfare”, the President said.
Igali urged journalists in the country to continue to support and portray the federation in good light as they are the eagle eye of the society. “I look forward to your continued support for our athletes

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