Nigeria National Wrestling Team Coach Akuh Purity praised the performance of two wrestlers, Blessing Onyebuchi and Mercy Genesis, who represented the Nigerian Beach Wrestling Federation in the inaugural Beach Games of the ANOC in Qatar.
As the NWF continue to prepare for next year’s Olympic qualifiers, in a conversation with brila.net, the wrestling coach expressing his happiness said they only picked two reps because ‘they had an advantage in beach wrestling and as other wrestlers were preparing for the Olympic qualifiers. Next year.
“The Federation is really focused on freestyle wrestling which is the Olympic sport, so we are seriously preparing for the Olympic qualifiers in February and March. So we sent Onyebuchi and Mercy and we are very happy that they made Nigeria and the Federation proud. “
Onyebuchi Blessing won gold in the women’s +70kg while Mercy Genesis won silver in the 50kg class at the inaugural beach games.
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