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Thanks For Showing Me Love, Adekuoroye Praises Sports Minister

By Akin Bolarinwa

Olympian, Odunayo Adekuoroye is grateful to the honourable Minister of Youth and Sports, Chief Sunday Dare for the role he played as a father figure before, during and after the games.

Adekuoroye stated she is appreciative of all the efforts of the minister and her coaches despite not measuring up to her expected performance.

“I want to apologise to Nigerians, I didn’t give them what they deserve but in all, I am grateful for their support.

She accepted her pains for not making a podium finish at the Tokyo Olympics but promised to get better next time.

“I need to bounce back and with the kind of support I received daily, I can only get better.

She concluded by saying that her attention is now on 2024 Olympics in Paris, France.

The last batch of Team was received by jubilant fans and relatives upon their arrival at the Nnamdi Azikwe international airport in Abuja.


Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu

Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu popularly known as tobex is the Vice chairman of Sports writers Association of Nigeria , lagos Chapter. She Is also the Media Spokesperson of the Super Falcons of Nigeria. She is an award winning women's football writer. Tobex is also an ex footballer that was privileged to play in the first NFF organised women's league in 1990 as a player of Hamza Queens. Her last club as an active footballer was Ibom Angels as She paved way to further her education years ago. She is a Federal Government scholar , with a degree in Mass communication, a second degree in Public Relations and Advertising (Communication Studies). She is a Wife and Mother.

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