Nigeria’s first gold medalist at 2020 Paralympics, Latifat Tijani dedicates medal to my coach


The winner of Nigeria’s first gold medal of the ongoing Paralympic games in Tokyo, Japan was quite emotional while speaking to pressmen immediately after her podium finish.

Tijani Latifat said, “I’m so happy and glad for what I just achieved. I promised to bring home the gold and I thank God for helping me bring this gold home this year.

“I am dedicating this Gold medal to my humble and hardworking coach who is always pushing and motivating me. He keeps me on my toes and makes me stay focused.”