More than fifty Athletes of Nigeria Heritage, represent other countries in 2012 Olympics

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While Nigeria politicians continue to steal the children’s bread including money meant to nurture talented Nigerians in Athletics; many Nigerians have found fame and fortune representing other countries where money allocated to sports do not grow legs. Have a count of about twenty of them below.

Philips Idowu representing GB – Men triple jump


 

Anthony Alozie team australia -Born in Aba

Anthony ogogo team GB (Nigerian father)

 

 

Andre Iguodala representing team USA basketball (Benin boy)

Marilyn Okoro team GB 800M women

 

Oluwasegun Makinde- Team Canada 4×100 relay

Oluseyi Smith – 4×100 relay

 

Ezinne Okparaebo- Team Norway 100m , 200m women

 

Tiffany Porter (Ofili porter) – Team GB 100m hurdles

 

Eniola Aluko – Team GB women football

Peter Bakare- Team GB Men Volleyball

 

Abdul Buhari – Team GB Discus throw (born in Kano)

 

Ifeoma Dieke- Team GB women football

Temi Fagbanle – Team GB Women basketball

 

Ayodele Ikuesan – Team France Athletics Women’s 4 x 100m Relay

 

Foluke Akinradewo- Team USA Women volleyball

 

Innocent Emeghara Team Switzerland – Men’s Football

 

Lawrence Okoye – Team GB men discus throw

 

Christine Ohuruogu – Team GB Women’s 400m , Women’s 4 x 400m Relay – A silver medal

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