THE world record holder in para-powerlifting’s women lightweight category, Esther Oyema, says she is optimistic of a good performance at the upcoming World Cup scheduled for February in Abuja.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the tournament is billed for Feb. 5 to Feb. 7.
Oyema told NAN on Tuesday that she has intensified her training ahead of the competition.
“I have been preparing very hard for this tournament, especially as it is taking place on my home soil. We (Nigerian athletes) have to make a statement here at home.
“By the grace of God, I will do my best and I am hopeful that my efforts will yield great success for myself and my country,” she said.
Oyema commended the efforts of Queen Uboh, President of the Nigeria Para-Powerlifting Federation, for ensuring that more competitions were available to prepare the athletes
– Jan. 8, 2020 @ 08:05 GMT |