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Nigeria flies Flag high at 2018 Commonwealth Games



With 90 athletes and 45 officials, Nigeria is flying her flag high at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia – Gold Coast 2018.

Track and field expert Blessing Okagbare was the flag bearer as the delegates made their parade at the opening ceremony.

Nigeria participated in the games for the first time in 1940 in Auckland, New Zealand, and since the country has always returned with a medal.

The Australia games is Nigeria’s 14th appearance, competing against 70 other nations.

Participating in events including athletics, weightlifting, wrestling and boxing, the country hopes to return with a hoard of medals.

  1. Members of team Nigeria includes Segun Toriola, Seye Ogunlewe, Aruna Quadri, Blessing Oborududu, Odunaya Adekuonoye, Fatima Yakubu, and Sinive Boltic.

See photos of the team below:

Nigeria flies Flag high at 2018 Commonwealth Games - BellaNaija


  1. Dayo

    April 4, 2018 at 7:21 pm

    GOOD LUCK to them. I hope they do more than the shopping they did at the last 2 Olympic Games – but we can always count on the para-athletes for medals. Naija4Life!!

  2. o

    April 4, 2018 at 10:37 pm

    45 officials to 90 athletes??,; Isn’t that too much? Wishing them success

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