Many Nigerians have expressed displeasure over a trending video showing Nigeria’s shot put medal hopeful, Chukwuebuka Enekwechi, washing his jersey ahead of his final game at the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
The TikTok video was initially uploaded by the athlete on his Instagram page, @thechuksay, before he deleted it.
The caption in the video indicated that the athlete was given one jersey for the competition.
“When you made the Olympic Finals, but you only have one jersey,” he wrote.
The PUNCH had reported that Nigeria’s Enekwechi advanced to the final of the men’s shot put final at the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
He ranked seventh after launching his implement to a mark of 21.16m on the Men’s Shot Put Qualification table.
The Nigerian secured a non-automatic qualifying spot for the final after clinching fourth position in Group B.
Enekwachi is the 2018 Commonwealth Games Silver medallist and reigning Afr