Browsing: 13th African Games

Azania Omo-Agege, who is currently acting as president of the Nigeria Boxing Federation, has offered positive comments about the boxers' performance at the 13th African Games in Ghana, according to a report by PUNCH Sports Extra. Out of the 11 boxers led by coach Tony Konyegewachie to the Games, 10 received medals, resulting in Nigeria securing a total of eight gold and two silver medals.

The Nigerian hurdler, Tobi Amusan, won the women's 100m hurdles at the African Games in Ghana with a time of 12.89 seconds. She faced a false start at the beginning of the race, which could have led to her disqualification. However, the officials decided to go easy on her and issued her a yellow card instead.

Nigeria’s left hand batter Isaac Danladi says the Yellow Greens’ best is yet to come in the men’s cricket event of the ongoing African Games as they face test nation Zimbabwe in their last group game at the Achimota Cricket Oval on Wednesday (today), PUNCH Sports Extra reports. The Yellow Greens need a win against […]

Minister of Sports Development, John Enoh, has praised the Daniel Igali-led Nigerian Wrestling Federation following the exceptional performances of Nigeria’s wrestlers at the African Senior Wrestling Championship in Alexandria, Egypt, The PUNCH reports. The wrestlers dominated the championship, claiming a plethora of medals to continue their stellar form from the African Games in Accra, Ghana. […]

Team Nigeria will hope to continue its dominance in track and field at the African Games as athletes begin to burn the tracks on Monday (today) at the ongoing 2023 edition in Ghana. Since the first edition of the African Games at Congo Brazzaville in 1965, Team Nigeria has dominated the athletics event, winning a […]

Nigeria’s senior men’s cricket team, the Yellow Greens, faltered in their first game of the ongoing 2023 African Games in Ghana, losing by 47 runs against Tanzania at the Achimota Cricket Oval on Sunday, PUNCH Sports Extra reports. Four days after the women’s event ended at the same venue with Nigeria clinching a historic bronze, […]

In a display of sheer determination and skill, four Nigerian boxers have advanced to their respective next stages of the ongoing 2023 African Games in Accra, Ghana, signaling Nigeria’s strong presence in the boxing arena, PUNCH Sports Extra reports. Three pugilists advanced to the quarter-finals while one of the Nigerian boxers progressed to the round […]

Nigeria will go head-to-head against 18th-ranked Uganda in the third-place match of the women’s cricket event at the ongoing African Games in Ghana as the event’s debut reaches an exciting climax at the Achimota Cricket Oval in Accra on Wednesday (today), PUNCH Sports Extra reports. The Female Yellow Greens lost by five wickets against Zimbabwe […]

Nigeria are in pole position to advance into the next round of the women’s cricket event at the ongoing 2023 African Games in Ghana, after beating Namibia by 55 runs in their second game on Friday, PUNCH Sports Extra reports. Off the back of a draw against Tanzania due to bad weather on Thursday, the […]