Team Nigeria’s Blessing Oborududu on Tuesday won a silver medal in the women’s freestyle 68kg wrestling category.
The 32-year-old was happy to be Nigeria’s second medal at the Tokyo games.
Ese Brume also made the country proud by winning bronze in long jump.
The three-time World championship medallist Adekuoroye will be up against Anastasia Nichita of Moldova in the round of 16.
Meanwhile, Aminat Adeniyi lost 4-2 via pinfall to Ukraine’s Iryna Koliadenko, despite leading 4-0 in their round of 16 bout.