From Bunmi Ogunyale, Birmingham
Nigeria’s medal hopeful, Favour Ofili will today battle to qualify for the Women’s 200m final at ongoing Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
The Nigerian athlete finished tops in the heats as she finished with 22:87seconds.
She beats Gambia’s Gina Bass and Asimenye Simwaka of Malawi to the first place.
Ofili in lane 5 will be competing with Veronica Pereira, Chalottee Wingfield, Gina Bass, Natallian Whyte, Hannah Brier, Abi Galpin and Jacinta Beecher.
Nigeria’s 4×400m relay men will also be competing Friday in Round 1 Heat 1against Papua New Guinea, Jamaica, Botswana and Singapore.