Commonwealth games: Amusan ,Brume, Okorodudu, others ready to defend crowns


World Athletics Championship Tobi Amusan, is set to lead Team Nigeria’s chase for medals as the 2022 Commonwealth Games get underway today in Birmingham, England.

Other Star athletes who are expected to sparkle for Team Nigeria include Oborodudu who won gold in the Women’s 68 kg category.

Adekuoroye will also defend her gold medal in the Women’s wrestling 57kg category, while Aminat Adeniyi who won gold in the 62kg event will also fancy her chances in the same event.

Team Nigeria will be represented by 127 athletes in 17 disciplines at the Games.

Over 5,000 athletes will compete in 19 different sports as England hosts the event for the third time in its history.

Mudashiru Shittu, sports analyst joins me now.

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