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Nigerian Wrestler, John Emmanuel Tops World Ranking

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The United World Wrestling (UWW) has rated Nigerian freestyle wrestler weighing 70kg John Ogbonna Emmanuel number one.

At the African Wrestling Championships held in Port-Harcout, retained his status as the champion.

The Nigerian wrestler is followed by Ikhtiyor Navruzov of Uzbekistan, and Egypt’s Amr Reda Ramadan Hussen.

In the 79kg category another Nigerian wrestler
Agiomor Ekerekeme announced himself on the world stage as he won his first African title at the continental championships.

Ekerekeme is rated third in the world behind Iranian wrestlers Rashid Kurbanov and Ezzetollah Akabarizarinkolaei who occupy the first and second spots respectively.

Other Nigerian wrestlers on the world ranking.

Robert Daufa rated 7th in the World in the 92kg category

Soso Tamara rated 9th in the World in the 97kg category

Welson Ebikewenimo rated 10th in the World in the 57kg category

Gold medalist at the 2010 Commonwealth Games Sinivie Boltic rated 9th in the World in the 125kg category.

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