Sunday, 29 July 2012

Breaking News: Nigerian Basketball Team Wins First Match At The Olympics Game

Just this morning, Team Nigeria’s basketball team at the 2012 London Game Olympics, D’Tigers made history as the first Nigerian basketball team to win a match at the on-going games. They beat Tunisia 60-56 points, in a very tight game. Nigeria led the Tunisian all through with gaps as wide as 15 points, but the Tunisians fought back, narrowing the lead to 2 points in the fourth quarter.

We are so proud of them.

Meanwhile, here is the full list of Nigerian teams at the olympics

The Team, with a total of 116 members, comprises 55 athletes, 12 coaches, 29 administrators officers, 9 medical officials, 5 contingent officials and 6 secretariat officials.

Nigeria will be featuring in 8 games, namely basketball, table tennis, athletics, weightlifting, canoe slalom, boxing, wrestling and taekwondo

Below is a list of all the members of Team Nigeria.

ATHLETICS 

100m Women
1. Blessing Okagbare
2. Gloria Asumnu
3. Lawretta Ozoh

200m Women
1. Gloria Asumnu
2. Lawretta Ozoh
3. Christy Udoh

400m – Women
1. Regina George
2. Omolara Omotosho

400m Hurdles Women
1. Ajoke Odumosu

High Jump- Women
1. Doreen Amata

Long Jump
1. Blessing Okagbare

Shot Put
1. Vivian Chukwuemeka

Hepthatlon
1. Uhunoma Naomi Osazuwa

Marathon
1. Esther Obiekwe

100m Hurdles Women
1. Seun Adigun

4 x 100 m Women
1. Blessing Okagbare
2. Gloria Sunmu
3. Lawretta Ozoh
4. Oluwadamola Osayomi
5. Wisdom Isoken
6. Christy Udoh

4 x 400 m Women
1. Regina George
2. Omolara Omotosho
3. Bukola Abogunloko
4. Endurance Abinuwa
5. Idara Otu
6. Margaret Etim

ATHLETICS – Men

100m Men
1. Obinna Joseph Metu
2. Ogho Oghene Egwero
3. Peter Emelieze

100 Hurdles Men
1. Selim Nurudeen
400 m Hurdles Men
1. Ameadi Morton

Triple Jump
1. Oluwatosin Oke

Probation – 200m Men
1. Noah Akwu
2. Stanley Azie

100m Hurdles Women
1. Jessica Ohanaja
2. Stanley Gbageke

Officials
1. Yusuf Alli
2. Innocent Egbunike (Head Coach)
3. Nat Page
4. Gabriel Okon
5. Christopher Doomes
6. Garfield Ellenwood  (Personal)
7. Ken Onuaguluchi (Persoanl)
8. Paul Obodochima  (Personal)
9. Daniel Etsebimor (Personal)
10. Oluyomi Sule (Personal)
11. Gabriel Opuana (Personal)
12. Solomon Aliu (Personal)
13. Sunday Uti (Personal)
14. Falilat Ogunkoya (Personal)
15.  Maria Wophill  – Admin. Personnel
16. Chief Solomon Ogba -Team Leader

BASKETBALL
1. Oyedeji Olumide
2. Diogu Ikechukwu Somto
3. Oruche Richard Dean Chukwuma
4. Ugboaja Ejike
5. Dagunduro Adeola Adedokun
6. Oguchi Chamberlain Nnaemeka
7. Aminu Abdul Alade
8. Ibekwe Ekenechukwu
9. Archibong Aniekan Okon
10. Aminu al Farouk
11. Obasohan Derrick Osamuuyi
12. Skinn Anthony Oludewa
13. Ayodele Bakare – Head Coach
14.  Sani Ahmed -   Coach
15. Francis  Gbiri  -   Admin. Personnel
16.  Tijjani Umar  -   Team Leader

BOXING

1. Akanji Muideen Olalekan   -   75kg
2. Lawal Lukmon Olaiwola   -   81kg
3. Ogoke Edith Agu (Female)   -   75kg
4. Idika Nsofor   -   Coach
5. Anthony Konyegwachie   -   Coach
6.   Patrick Uwagbale   -    Admin. Personnel
7. Major-Gen. Tobiah Minimah  -   Team Leader

CANOEING
1. Jonathan Peter Akinyemi   -   K1 Slalom
2. Ebenezer Ukwunna   – Coach
3. Olubunmi Oluode   -   Admin. Personnel
4. Rear Adm. Festus Porbeni  -  Team Leader

TABLE TENNIS

Male
1. Aruna Quadri
2. Segun Toriola

Female
1. Edem Offiong
2. Olufunke Oshonaike

Officials
1. Nosiru Bello   -  Coach
2. Richard Edem   -   Coach
3.  Segun Oguntade   –  Admin. Personnel
4. Alhaji Kayode Omotose Team Leader

TAEKWONDO
1. Chika Chukwumerije  -  +80 kg
2. Isa Mohammed  -  -68 kg
3. Keum Silwan  -  Coach
4. Carl Lewis Langan  -  Coach
5. Chinedu Ezealah  -  Admin. Personnel
6. Chief Jonathan Nnaji -   Team Leader

WEIGHTLIFTING
1. Ekpo Felix Cobham – 77kg
2. Usman Maryam (Female) – +75kg
3. Patrick Bassey – Coach
4.  Uche Onwumeh  -   Admin. Personnel
5. Mr. Chimdi Ejiogu  – Team Leader

WRESTLING

Male
1. Boltic Sinivie -  96kg Freestyle
2. Dick Adibo    -  84kg Freestyle

Female
1. Obiajunwa Amarachi -  72kg Freestyle
2. Oborodudu Blessing   -  63kg Freestylea

Officials
1. Daniel Igali – Coach
2.  Olumide Bamiduro   – Admin. Personnel
3. Chief Austin Edeze   – Team Leader

CONTINGENT OFFICIALS
1. Malam  Bolaji Abdullahi  -  Hon. Minister of Sports & Leader of Delegation
2. Mr Sani Ndanusa -  President Nigeria Olympic Committee
3. Chief Patrick Ekeji  – Chef de Mission
4. Hon. Babatunde Popoola   – Secretary General, NOC
5. Mr Alhassan Yakmut  -  Deputy Chef de Mission

MEDICAL TEAM
1. Dr Abdulkadir Mu’azu  -  Team Doctor & Head Medical
2. Dr Hirekaan Lazarus -Team Doctor
3. Dr. Ibrahim Gyaran   -   Team Doctor
4. Dr Ken Anugweje -   Team Doctor
5. Mr Oladipo Odunuga   -   Physiotherapist
6. Mr Ekundayo Ogunkule  – Physiotherapist
7. Mr Kayode Abdulsalam  – Physiotherapist
8. Miss Judith Enebe   – Physiotherapist
9. Mrs Nneka Eze – Nurse

SECRETARIAT
1. Manufor Hellen – Administrative Personnel
2. Emmanuel Nweri – Administrative Personnel
3. Augustine Odijie – Administrative Personnel
4. Tony Ubani – Press Attache
5. Emmanuel Igbinosa – Administrative Personnel
6. Olalekan Alabi – Administrative Personnel

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