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Soccer News of Thursday, 28 July 2022


Amusan, Brume lead Nigeria's charge for Medals at Commonwealth games

Tobi Amusan with Ese Brume Tobi Amusan with Ese Brume

Newly crowned World Champion, Tobi Amusan and long jump silver medallist Ese Brume are on their way to Birmingham for the 2022 Commonwealth games.

The Superstars are expected to join Athletes who competed at the World Athletics Championships in Oregon, to the United Kingdom for the games.

Some of the Athletes in Nigeria’s contingent are already in Birmingham for the games, arriving in the UK this past Sunday.

At the recently concluded World Athletics Championship in Oregon, Amusan shattered the 100m women’s hurdles world record, while Ese Brume picked the silver medal in the long jump event at the same tournament.

Both athletes are favourite to win their respective events at the Commonwealth games.

The 2022 Commonwealth Games begin on 28 July. The opening ceremony will be held on that day with sporting events getting underway the next day.