Ogah records first bronze medal For Team FCT

By Abah Andrew

Solomon Ogah, Team Athlete has clinched the bronze medal for the territory in the 60kg Men Judo event at the ongoing 20th .

Ogah, on the road to podium finish defeated four opponents representing different states before losing to the eventual gold medallist.

In the quarterfinal, after winning against Bayelsa athlete and announced as winner. Bayelsa coaches protested and asked that the official should rescind the decision which they did, saying the referee should not have penalized their athlete.

They argued if the game officials booked athlete for blocking while the Bayelsa judoka was attacking, wondering how come he was booked and penalised for no points as recorded by the officials.

In the end, they called for re-fight and Ogah narrowly lost in the re-match.

In the semis Ogah lost to Team Rivers judoka before winning the bronze beating Ondo in the bronze finals after three fights.

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