JUST IN: Nigerian Wins 8 Gold Medals In Boxing 

Nigerian Wins 8 Gold Medals In Boxing 

Wins 8 Gold Medals In  


It was a Nigerian show in the boxing at the ongoing Games in as the country's representatives won eight gold medals on Friday.


On the last day of boxing action, Nigerian Boxers recorded resounding victories in their different categories, winning eight of the 10 finals they qualified for.


While the landed five gold medals, the got three gold medals.


The five gold medalists for the women are Jacinta Umunnakwe (81kg), Blessing Oraekwe- women's (70kg), Cynthia Ogunsemilore (60kg), Patricia Mbata (75kg), and Joy Nene Ojo (57kg).


For the men, the three gold medal winners are Ifeanyi Onyekwere (92+kg), Adams Olaore (92kg) and Omole Dolapo- (57kg)


The only silver medal winners in boxing are Shukura Kareem (54kg) and Zainab Adeshina (50kg).


Meanwhile, Team maintained second place on the medal table with 47 gold, 35 silver and 43 bronze medals.


Egypt remained top with 98 gold, 45 silver and 42 bronze and South occupy third with 32 gold, 32 silver and 42 bronze.


LEADERSHIP reports that the 13th edition of the African Games will come to a close this Saturday, March 23, 2024.

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