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Behold ‘Man-mountain’ Senegalese wrestler nicknamed ‘Yekini’

Yahya Diop is Senegalese ‘man-mountain’ wrestler who goes by the nickname ‘Yekini’. The fear of Diop is the beginning of wisdom as sight of him alone will make his opponent to pee in his underwear. For 15 years, he has been the king of the wrestling arena and now, he has thrown in the towel. […]

3 Nigerian female wrestlers in final at African championships

Three female Nigerian wrestlers have reached the finals of their weight categories at the ongoing African Wrestling Championships in Alexandria, Egypt The wrestlers are Odunayo Adekuoroye, 55kg, Blessing Oborududu, 69kg and Aminat Adeniyi, 63kg. NAN reports that the fights win the finals of the categories will take place on Sunday. However, Rosemary Nweke, 48kg, Ifeoma […]

Ambode Intercontinental Wrestling Tourney holds 15-30 May

Taiwo Adelu The Local Organising Committee (LOC) of an international wrestling championship to honour Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has chosen 15-30 May for the competition to be staged across 15 centres in Lagos State. The LOC of the competition tagged A+A Intercontinental Wrestling Force is headed by Alhaji Abdullahi Enilolobo who also doubles as the Organising […]

Minister celebrates Adekuoroye’s wrestling feat

Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung has congratulated 2014 Commonwealth gold medalist, Odunayo Adekuoroye on her victory over Ukraine’s Tatyana Kit at the maiden edition of the Pro-Wrestling league which ended Sunday in New Delhi, India. Adekuoroye who was the only African in Team Mumbai Garuda defeated Tatyana Kit of Team Haryana […]

Power Lee gets blessing ahead bout against Angolan

Godspower Ikpide, the Africa Pro-Wrestling heavyweight title holder received royal blessings from the Odiologbo of Owhe Kingdom, Romanus Ejirememe-Inana ahead of his bout against Angola Marvelous Buffalo. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the bout between Buffalo and Ikpide would hold on March 6, 2016 at the Asaba Township Stadium, Delta State. According […]

Wrestlers to honour Senator Tinubu with tourney

Taiwo Adelu Nigeria (Pro) Wrestling Federation (NWF) has concluded plans to honour Chief (Mrs) Oluremi Tinubu with an nternational championship which will take place in Lagos very soon. Mrs. Tinubu, is the Senator representing Lagos Central Senatorial District. She is also the wife of the National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu. […]

Nigerian wrestler, Adekuoroye qualifies for Rio 2016 Olympics

Nigeria’s female wrestler, Odunayo Adekuoroye, has qualified for the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games. Adekuoroye, who won a gold medal at the last Commonwealth Games, faced a line-up of top wrestlers at the ongoing World Junior Wrestling Championship in Las Vegas, USA, to achieve the feat. Adekuoroye, 21, began her quest for honours with the […]

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