As Commonwealth Games begin tonight, Nigeria’s star athletes, Amusan, Brume land in Birmingham

As Commonwealth Games begin tonight, Nigeria’s star athletes, Amusan, Brume land in Birmingham
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FROM KOLA DANIEL

Fresh from their inspiring performances at the just concluded World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon, United States of America, the duo of Tobi Amusan and Ese Brume have arrived the camp of Team Nigeria in Birmingham.

Both athletes breezed into the Commonwealth Games Birmingham (CGB) Games Village camp in the early hours of Thursday to a rousing welcome by officials and athletes alike.

Amusan, the World Record holder and recently crowned World champion in the 100m hurdles and Long Jumper Ese Brume are favourites to clinch gold in their different events as they did at Gold Coast, Australia in 2018.

Athletics experts and coaches in Team Nigeria camp believe the positive energy and momentum of both Amusan and Brume will boost the confidence of the other athletes  in camp.

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