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Gold Coast 2018: Nigeria’s Oriyomi Quits In Boxing Q/Final

Gold Coast 2018: Nigeria’s Oriyomi Quits In Boxing Q/Final

By James Agberebi:

Ayisat Oriyomi of Nigeria could not emulate the semi-final feat of her compatriot Yetunde Odunuga as she threw in the towel against Carly McNaul from Northern Ireland in the women’s boxing flyweight class (51kg) at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games on Wednesday, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.


Despite a dominant display by Oriyomi, the contest was abandoned (ABD) after round one and was awarded to McNaul.

Oriyomi took the first round with a score of 10-9, 10-9, 9-10, 10-9, 10-9, before she abandoned the contest.

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Earlier on Wednesday, Odunuga progressed into the semi-final after overcoming Caroline Veyre of Canada.

She will face Paige Murney from England in the semi-final on Friday.

Also on Friday, Milicent Agboegbulem of Nigeria will take on Caitlin Parker from Australia in the women’s middleweight class.

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  • irabor kingsley 3 years ago

    why will she abandon the game? that is not the Nigerian spirit that i know, no injury or anything, she just quit, if she was going to quit why did she boarder to waste tax payers money to go to Australia in the first place

  • Chima E Samuels 3 years ago

    Don’t blame her haven’t you noticed that fatigue is been the problem of our athletes as a result of poor nutrition and welfare from our federation. Our athletes lack energy and technique