Prior to the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony in Birmingham in 2022, Nnamdi Innocent and Blessing Oborodudu have been selected Team Nigeria’s leaders.
One of the team’s top male powerlifters is Innocent.
Oborodudu, a well-known female wrestler, won a gold medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia’s Gold Coast.
She was also awarded a silver medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Nnamdi Chinecherem Prosper and experienced female powerlifter Oluwafemiayo Folashade will carry the Nigerian flag at the opening ceremony.
At Birmingham, United Kingdom’s Alexander Stadium, the 2022 Commonwealth Games’ opening ceremony will take place on Thursday (today).