Team Nigeria arm wrestlers have so far won six medals at the ongoing ninth Africa Arm Wrestling Championships holding in Accra, Ghana. The medals comprises of three gold and three silver.
The gold medalists are: Ogenna Nmezu, Ralph Ubah and Nnaemeka Samuel, while the silver medalists are, Samuel Jackson, Uchechukwu Obinna and Sandra Ndukwu. Olatunji Jackson, the President, Nigeria Arm wrestling Federation (NAWF), told newsmen on telephone from Ghana, that there is still room for more medals.
Jackson said that each of the country’s representatives has what it takes to win a medal.
The fifteen athletes representing Nigeria comprise of twelve males ad three females. The competition which began on the twenty-fifth of July will end on the thirtieth of July.