20th NSF: Okoro wins women’s -50kg karate gold medal for Anambra

National Sports Festival

Ngozi Okoro of Anambra on Thursday won the gold medal in the women’s -50kg karate event at the ongoing National Sports Festival (NSF) in Benin.

Okoro defeated Ibiene Finebone of Bayelsa 3-0 in their three-minute fight.

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At the end of the game, Okoro who was inspired by her dad who doubles as her coach said she was happy to have won the game.

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“We promised the governor of our state, Willie Obiano, that we were going to return with gold medals and I am happy to have won one.

“I look forward to representing the country in competitions outside Nigeria,” Okoro said.(NAN)

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