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Nigeria’s Chukwuebuka Enekwechi won the first gold medal for Nigeria in the athletics event of the ongoing 2023 African Games in Ghana, coming in first in the men’s shot put final on Tuesday, according to PUNCH Sports Extra. The Africa indoor record holder effectively defended his African Games title by achieving a 20.06m mark, one meter ahead […]

Team Nigeria has advanced one position on the medal chart after securing two gold medals to regain their second position at the ongoing African Games in Ghana, according to PUNCH Sports Extra. Nigeria had been in second place since the start of the event, but dropped to third place on the medal chart on Thursday with […]

President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation, Daniel Igali, has praised the female wrestlers who won gold medals in all their events at the African Games and also defended the male athletes who were all making their debuts at the competition, PUNCH Sports Extra reports. While the female wrestlers put on a dominant display winning six […]

President of the Nigeria Taekwondo Federation, Abdullahi Saidu-Baba, says the country’s taekwondo team is ready to assert its dominance at the African Games in Ghana. Saidu-Baba exuded confidence in the team’s preparedness, emphasising their focus on strengths and minimising risks to maximise medal prospects. “The medal prospects of our athletes at the Games are very […]

Nigeria won two silver medals in the men’s and women’s table tennis team events on Friday following their loss to Egypt in both finals at the ongoing 13th African Games in Accra, Ghana, according to PUNCH Sports Extra. Nigeria is currently ranked fourth behind Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia — with three silver and two bronze in […]