Ajagba ‘ll Win First Rio Olympics Medal For Nigeria, Boxing Coach Konyegwachie Boasts
Nigeria’s boxing coach at the Rio 2016 Olympics, Anthony Konyegwachie has stated that his ward and Nigerian boxer Efe Ajagba will deliver Team Nigeria’s first medal at the Games.
Ajagba, who is Nigeria’s only representative in the Boxing Event of Rio 2016 Olympics, will face Kazakhstan bronze medallist from London 2012 Olympics, Ivan Fyodorovich Dychko, on Tuesday (today) for a place in the semi-finals and a guaranteed bronze medal.
Speaking on Ajagba, head coach of the Nigeria Boxing Federation (NBF), Konyegwachie said: “We’re going to deliver the first medal to Team Nigeria here in Rio.
“Ajagba is going to hit another knockout to move into the semi-final. Tell them that I said so. I know the stuff Ajagba is made of, he has been training and he is in a killer mood. Nobody will stop him,” he concluded.