Nigeria Could Have Won A Medal In Swimming Event At Tokyo2020 Olympics, Says Coach Obadina

September, 11 2021.

Habeebat Ogunbanwo who becomes first Nigerian woman to finish 100m freestyle under a minute could have actually won a medal at the Tokyo2020 Olympics games, says National Swimming Coach, Saheed Obadina.

"Habibat tried her best, the girl was with me in the last African Games in Morocco, she could have had a podium finish in Tokyo".

The vastly experience coach, stated that the young swimmer targeted a medal at the games but lack of proper preparations towards the game impeded on her progress.

"You know now, the normal lack of preparation, She is based in Australia but you know the problem of Nigeria sports.

Coach Saheed Obadina told that Habeebat has a bright future in swimming sport.

"She has fantastic future in swimming and she is a medal prospect any day and anytime".

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