Tokyo 2020: Aruna Quadri confirmed as Captain of Team Nigeria

Tokyo 2020: Aruna Quadri confirmed as Captain of Team Nigeria

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Reports from the National Sports Federations meeting held in Abuja on Monday imply that Table tennis star Aruna Quadri  was chosen by some athletes to captain Team Nigeria to Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Japan and he was unanimously accepted by all and sundry present at the meeting.

 

The captain of the national women basketball team and Atlanta Dream forward, Adaora Elonu will assist the 2019 Nigeria open champion.

 

Furthermore, World and Commonwealth wrestling medalist Odunayo Adekuoroye was chosen as the flag bearer while she will be assisted by African record holder in the long jump Ese Brume.

 

It was also reported that the first batch of Team Nigeria contingent is expected to depart the country to Japan on Tuesday, July 6 while the second batch will leave on July 13, for the Paralympic Games, Team Nigeria will depart on August 8.




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