Niger Tornadoes FC of Minna Emerge Champions Of 2020/2021 Nigeria National League (NNL) Super 8

Niger Tornadoes FC of Minna have emerged champions of the 2020/2021 Nigeria National League (NNL) Super 8.

Niger Tornadoes FC of Minna defeated Shooting Stars Football Club, 3SC, of Ibadan 3-2 in the final match in Enugu on September 12, 2021.

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Aruna Quadri And Abiodun Bode Win Gold In Men’s Doubles Final At The 2021 International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) African Championship

Aruna Quadri and Abiodun Bode have won Gold medal in the Men’s Doubles final at the 2021 International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) African Championship in Yaounde.

The duo defeated Khalid Assar and Saleh Ahmed of Egypt 4-2 on September 6, 2021 to reclaim the men’s doubles gong for Nigeria.

Egypt’s Omar Assar and Mariam Alhodaby won the respective men’s singles and women’s singles titles at the 2021 African Championships in Yaoundé, Cameroon on Tuesday 7th September, 2021.

For Omar Assar he prevailed for the third time, having won in 2015 and 2016; for Mariam Alhodaby, it was a first.

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Oluwatobiloba Amusan Sets New African Record & Emerges First Nigerian To Win Diamond League Trophy [2021]

24-year-old Oluwatobiloba Amusan has set a new African record in the 100 meters Hurdles event with a finishing time of 12.42 seconds in the Diamond League final meet held in Zurich on September 9, 2021.

Amusan’s winning time erases Glory Alozie’s previous feat of 12.44 seconds set in 1999 and also saw her become the first Nigerian to win a Diamond League trophy.

Oluwatobiloba Amusan is expected to receive $30,000 in prize money as well as getting a wild card for next year’s World Athletics Championships in Oregon, U.S.A.

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Team Nigeria Triumphs At 2021 World Athletics Under-20 Championships

Team Nigeria’s U-20 track and field athletes have re-written the history of Nigeria’s participation at the 2021 World Athletics Under-20 championships after finishing third on the medals table with an unprecedented haul of four gold and three bronze medals.

The highest Nigeria has ended on the medals table prior to the just-ended event in Nigeria was her seventh-place finish at the third edition of the championships in 1990 in Plovdiv, Bulgaria where they won two gold, two silver and two bronze medals.

The four gold medals won at the just ended championships in Nairobi, Kenya is the highest Nigeria has won, two more than the country has ever won in any edition of the championships.

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