Nigeria’s Chioma Onyekwere, Obiageri Amaechi and and Mary Osuji increased the country’s medals haul at the ongoing 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham as they won one Gold and two Bronze medals respectively for Team Nigeria Tuesday night in the Discus and Weightlifting events reports Prime Business Africa.
Obiageri Amaechi won Bronze for the same Discus event while in the Weightlifting Women’s event, Mary Osuji won Bronze in the 87kg category.
Nigeria has now won three golds, and four bronze medals in total at the Games.
On Wednesday, Team Nigeria will hope rave of the moment, Tobilola Amusan will step to the tracks in the 100m Hurdles event to replicate the form she displayed in the World Athletics Championship in Oregon, USA where she created a record and has become the first Nigerian to win gold medal at the World Athletics Championships since the maiden edition in 1982.
Izuchukwu Okosi is a Nigerian sports and entertainment journalist with two decades of experience in the media industry having begun his media journey in 2002 as an intern at Mundial Sports International (MSI) and Africa Independent Television (AIT), owners of Daar Communications Plc.
In October 2004, Okosi joined Complete Communications Limited, publishers of Complete Sports newspaper and Complete Football magazine as a reporter and later script writer for the Complete Sports studio.
He worked there for 13 years until October 2017.
Okosi also worked various times as Correspondent, Content creator and Editor at Sports Market International Magazine, Opera News, All Nigeria Soccer Media and Iconic Media Watch.
He also undertook freelance writing gigs for some local and international organizations.
Okosi is a member of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Association of Movie Producers (AMP), Association of Voiceover Artistes of Nigeria (AVOA), Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) and Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ).
He has been part of cast in some Nollywood movies and radio dramas including Blood Money 2, Scores To Settle, Dead End 2, Another Campus Tale and Battle Line.
Aside mainstream media and the entertainment industry, he has interests in scouting/unearthing of talents in the sports and creative sectors, exports business and property development.