The 13-year-old karateka from Anambra State defeated Joshua Ehiozubue from Lagos State with 7-0 points to win a gold medal in the 50kg boys karate event at the ongoing National Youth Games.
The newly crowned 50kg champion, Goodluck Njoku, at the ongoing National Youth Games in Asaba, Delta State, has revealed that he works in the bakery to support himself and to avoid social vices.
The 13-year-old karateka from Anambra State defeated Joshua Ehiozubue from Lagos State with 7-0 points to win a gold medal in the 50kg boys karate event at the ongoing National Youth Games in Asaba, Delta State.
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Anambra, Delta, Ogun, Bayelsa, Lagos, Kano, Imo, Cross River, Bauchi, Abia and Rivers Stated are the 11 states that participated in rugby event of the games.
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Stephanie won four gold medals in Gymnast for Team Delta at the ongoing seventh edition of the National Youth Games.
He revealed that while on his way to work, Sensei Godwin Okoro introduced him to karate.
Njoku promised not to disappoint the state in future national championships, noting that this is just the beginning.
He said, “I want to thank God Almighty for his goodness and mercies in my life. In my category, I was the shortest, and I still won the gold medal. During the holidays, I work in the bakery to support myself and my parents because I do not want to remain idle.
“I attend Okpoko Community Primary School, and after closing hours, I still go to the bakery to make a little money. One day, Sensei Godwin Okoro saw me and decided to introduce me to karate. I do not know what he saw in me, but I thank God he took me in.
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The 13-year-old won three gold medals, producing one of the best individual performances in games history.
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Holzendorff defeated Aina Goodnews from Ekiti State in the girls singles final to become the Youth Games champions.
“The state has given me the necessary exposure at the National Youth Games, and this is an opportunity to give back to the state via winning medals. I want to assure you that this is just the beginning of the success story”.