United World Wrestling to hit Nigeria for Adekuoroye

Nigeria’s wrestling sensation, Odunayo Adekuoroye, will be on the spotlight in February, as the United World Wrestling (UWW) has perfected plans to record a documentary on the Commonwealth champion.

The media Unit of the UWW led by Tim Foley are expected in Nigeria on February 4 for the project, which will highlight the potentials and achievements of the 24-year old, who became Nigeria’s first-ever silver-medalist at the World Championships in August 2017.

At just 24, Adekuoroye has won several laurels in the sport. She is a 3-time African Champion, an All Africa Games (2015) gold-medalist, a world bronze-medalist as well as Golden Grand Prix champion, to mention but a few.

The wrestling queen is currently taking part in Season 3 of the Pro Wrestling League (PWL) in India with her team Mumbai Maharathi. She helped her previous teams; Mumbai Garuda and Punjab Royals to the title in 2016 and 2017 respectively, the only wrestler till date to win the PWL twice.