2014 COMMONWEALTH GAMES: KONYEGWACHIE BLAMES LATE PREPARATION FOR BOXING TEAM’S PERFORMANCE




Whatsapp News

IKEJA – Head Coach of boxing to 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, Anthony Konyegwachie, has said his boxers did perform well due to preparation.

Konyegwachie, while reflecting Games which ended Sunday, said could have won at least a gold medal if they had prepared early enough for Games.

“Although we have three bronze medals for , but we would have won a gold medal in boxing if there was early preparation. [eap_ad_1] “I’m really impressed performance, but my men really fought hard to bronze medals they even won, since this is first international outing,’’ he said.

The coach then appealed to government and corporate bodies to the boxing sport in so as to ensure early preparations for subsequent competitions.

Three boxers won bronze medals at the Games, namely Edith Agu, Efe Ajagba and Wasiu Taiwo.

Nigeria had won a total of 36 medals at the Games to place eighth 11 gold, 11 silver and 14 bronze medals.

The Nigerian of boxers and had arrived from Scotland at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) in Lagos .

NAN reports the arrival aboard a British Airways was one hour as the team arrived at the MMIA at about 8 p.m. as against the 7 p.m. earlier scheduled.(NAN)

[eap_ad_4]