It was medal rush for Team Nigeria in Rabat Sunday evening as Basketball and Badminton increased the gold haul for Nigeria.
The Women basketball 3×3 team overpowered Mali 21-20 to clinch the gold in the event. Also, Nigeria beat Algeria 3-0 to pick the gold in the Badminton mixed doubles event.
At the Nadha Indoor Sports center, Team Nigeria’s Stella Peter lifted a total of 138kg to secure the silver medal in the women’s 45kg Weightlifting event.
Still, in Weightlifting, Augustina Nwaokolo missed out on a silver medal by 1kg in women’s 49kg. Nwaokolo lifted 161kg to settle for bronze, with Egypt’s Heba Ahmed getting silver with a lift of 162kg.
Nigeria equally got a bronze medal in the Table Tennis mixed doubles event.
Meanwhile, the athletics events will start today at the Stade Olympique Complexe Sportive Prince Moulay Abdullah in Rabat.