Coach hails Team Nigeria’s performance at Commonweal​th Games

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LAGOS – Uruemu Adu, an athletics with Lagos Grassroots Sports Development, commended Team Nigeria for efforts ongoing Commonwealth Glasgow, Scotland.

Nigeria currently has eight gold, six silver and 11 bronze medals.

Adu told NAN Lagos athletes won so much medals due to long-term support from various quarter adding country could have won more in athletics if home-based athletes were given adequate support.

’s a right step; shows if the right support is given to individuals they can go places.


“If you look at our medal prospects they are just from Delta , why is so; because Delta has known potential and supports them.

“And I believe we could have done more if we supported our home-based and has shown some of our home-based can do better, with the likes of Esther Ogume doing better, winning gold in long jump.

“It shows that we have potential in this country; that if they are fully supported by various governments and individuals and corporate bodies, I think the sky is the limit.’’