By Uche Dozie
Nigeria’s Wrestling sensation, Onyebuchi Blessing beats 2015 world silver medallist Alina ferreira (bra) 8-3 to advance to next round.
The win increases her chances of qualifying for 2020 Tokyo Olympics as a win in the next round will give her the ticket
Blessing Onyebuchi had lost to Minagawa Suzuki (Jpn) 7-9.
But had defeated Minagawa Suzuki (Jpn) in the first round in Nursultan Kazakhstan where the 2019 championship is taking place.
Blessing is an eight time African champion and a Commonwealth silver medalist.
She, just like her compatriot, Odunayo, the 76 kg wrestler will be looking to win a medal in this year’s championship as they could not win last year in Hungary.
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