Adekuoroye best wrestler during African championships

Nigeria’s Odunayo Adekuoroye has been named a best womanlike wrestler during a 2019 African Senior Wrestling Championships in Hammamet, Tunisia.

The endowment follows her considerable display on her approach to successfully fortifying a bullion endowment she won a year ago in Port Harcourt.

The 2017 universe silver-medalist and back-to-back Commonwealth champion done light work of her Cameroonian competition Esoombe Tiako, winning their 57kg final in only 29 seconds around pinfall for her fifth African title.

On her approach to a final, Adekuoroye captivated Jeannette Sambou (Senegal) 4-0 around pinfall before holding out Chaimaa Aouissi (Algeria) 12-0 around technical supremacy to pierce into a semi-finals. In a final four, she also available another supremacy win, outclassing home favourite Dorssaf Gharssi 10-0.

The 25-year-old’s endowment crowned a good day for Team Nigeria, who emerged altogether winners of a women’s wrestling eventuality during a championships with 5 gold, dual china and dual bronze medals.

Other wrestlers who won medals during a contest are Hannah Reuben (72kg) and Aminat Adeniyi (62kg), with Rosemary Nweke (53kg) and Ifeoma Nwoye (59kg) accounting for a dual bronze medals.

Emmanuel Nworie in a 72kg difficulty mislaid his African title, as he staid for bronze after violence Tunisia’s Lamjed Maafi 10-9 in a third-place match.

Overall, Team Nigeria won a women’s eventuality during a championships with 195 points forward of second-place Tunisia with 177 points, while Egypt finished third with 160 points.

It is a third year in a quarrel that Nigeria is winning a women’s wrestling eventuality during a African championships.

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