As events at the 2019 African Games in Rabat, Morocco enter day seven, Egypt top the medals table with 29 medals.
On Friday, the Egyptian athletes have gathered eight gold medals, 12 silver and nine bronze.
You may watch Taekwondo games live on Time Sport in the 2019 African Games in Rabat, Morocco.
In the Taekwondo competitions, Nigeria is the defending champion and would hope to retain the title so as to secure automatic qualification for Tokyo 2020 in Morocco.
Two more bronze medals have been added to Nigeria’s total haul at the ongoing African Games in Rabat, Morocco.
The two medals were won in Taekwondo events on Thursday even though it was not the best of days for the country’s fighters.
Elizabeth Ayanacho lost 6 – 14 to Africa’s number one, Egypt’s Hedaya Wahba, to crash out of the tournament with a Bronze medal.
Her compatriot, Uzoamaka Otuadinma was beaten 8 – 15 by Tunisia’s Amani Layouni to crash out of the tournament also with a Bronze medal.
Nigeria’s hope for more medals on the mat was dashed when in the Female +73kg, Chiamaka Onumonu lost to tournament number one seed, Charlene Aminata Traore of Cote D’Ivoire
In the Male -54kg: Nigeria’s Arinola Abdullateef suffered an 18 – 23 defeat in the hands of Africa’s number one, Senegal’s Moustapha Kama.
There was more heartache in the Male -58kg where Nigeria’s Abdulfathi Sanusi narrowly lost 8 – 10 to tournament number four seed, Cote D’Ivoire’s Issa Diakite.
The story was not any different in the Male -63kg where Nigeria’s Ifeoluwa Ajayi lost 20 – 3 to Morocco’s Abdelbasset Wasfi due what officials of Team Nigeria termed ‘very questionable officiating’.