Kwara’s Bolajii Mariam Eniola has emerged winner of the SL3 Female Single of the 4th edition of Dr. Mrs. Nkechi Ikpeazu National Para-Badminton Championship.
The world champion displayed a classical performance to clinch the gold medal.
Eniola, who is the current world number 8 in the Para-badminton ranking defeated Oriemezia from Imo State, 21-7, 21-2 (2-0) in the final game played at the International Conference Center, Umuaiha, Abia State yesterday Thursday February 17, 2022, to win the ultimate prize.
“I am very happy because my mission has been accomplished,” an excited Bolaji told newsmen.
While thanking the Kwara state government and the State Sports Commission for their support, she called on philanthropists and people with the financial wherewithal to support her dream.
“I really need sponsorship to Spain now for another International tournament holding from March 8-16, 2022” she said.
Eniola Bolaji became the first African to reach the final of a major para-badminton international championship and won gold last year in Spain.