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Breaking News: 13 year old Golf prodigy Iyene Essien to represent Nigeria at 2022 Summer Youth Olympics in Dakar, Senegal

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Iyene Essien, from Akwa Ibom State, is at the moment Nigerias #1 feminine under-18 Golfer, and she or he is just 13 years previous. She has been chosen to play for Nigeria on the 2022 Summer season Youth Olympics in Dakar, Senegal.

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She began enjoying Golf on the age of 5, and by age 9 already began competing internationally, beginning with the united statesKids Golf Championship in Scotland. Since then, she has performed in 22 completely different tournaments, eight native and 14 worldwide.

She has quickly improved her rating, and is now at place 188 out of 2000 of the worlds greatest junior golfers.

Iyene was the youngest invitee on the just-completed Nigeria Women open championship in Abuja, that held from Nov 13th to Nov 19th. In February 2019, she captained the Nigeria Women group to Botswana for the Africa Junior Golf Championship in Botswana.

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