AAG 2019: Team Nigeria strikes gold in Basketball, Badminton

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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.