Nigeria wins African wrestling tourney

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By Solomon Nwoke

Nigerian wrestlers have won the African wrestling Championship in Tunis.

While the female wrestlers  were crowned champions of the tournament in the women category, their male counterparts placed third behind the host country, Tunisia and Egypt respectively.

The Nigerian wrestling team won a total of 10 medals made up of two gold, two silver and two bronze medals in the women category the men won two gold to emerge the best team of the tournament.

In the men category, Ebikewenimo Welson (57kg) and Soso Tamara in the 97kg won gold medals while Opukiri  Agala in the 86kg and Sinivie Boltic in the 125kg won bronze.

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