MATCHS DU JOUR 9
Another gold medal for Nigeria at the Commonwealth Games. It was won by the women's 4X100m relay on Sunday, August 7. The quartet composed of Tobi Amusan, Favour Ofili, Rosemary Chukwuma and Nzubechi Grace Nwokocha recorded an excellent time: 42s10 the new African record.
They eclipse their compatriots Beatrice Utondu, Faith Idehen, Christy, Opara-Thompson, Mary Onyali-Omagbemi who had, in 1992 at the Barcelona Olympics, run in 42s39. Nigeria beat England (42s41) and Jamaica (43s08). Ghana finished seventh in the final.