Ocholi Abel Edicha (born 10 May 1979) is a Nigerian badminton player. He was the men's singles gold medalist at the 2003 All-Africa Games, also in the mixed team event in 2007. He competed at the 2002 and 2010 Commonwealth Games.
|Birth name||Ocholi Abel Edicha|
|Born||10 May 1979|
|Height||1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Weight||73 kg (161 lb)|
|Men's singles & doubles|
|Highest ranking||397 (MS 22 April 2010)|
145 (MD 9 September 2010)
464 (XD 31 October 2013)
Edicha started his career in badminton at the young age. With the support from his father, he joined Enugu Sports Council. He was recruited by Nigerian Army in 1996, spent for 23 years. He stopped playing for his country after the 2010 New Delhi Commonwealth Games.
|2003||Indoor Sports Halls National Stadium, Abuja, Nigeria||Ola Fagbemi||–, –||Gold|
|2007||Salle OMS El Biar,
|2010||Sharing Youth Center,
|Ibrahim Adamu|| Jinkan Ifraimu
|12–21, 21–16, 14–21||Silver|
|2002||Casablanca, Morocco||Ola Fagbemi|| Stephan Beeharry
|1–7, 1–7, 1–7||Bronze|
|2000||Multi-Purpose Sports Hall,
|Grace Daniel|| Denis Constantin
|14–17, 17–15, 7–15||Bronze|
BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit
|2007||Kenya International||Abraham Otagada|| Kenneth Omoruyi
|21–18, 12–21, 21–19||Winner|
|2002||Nigeria International||Dotun Akinsanya|| Yuichi Ikeda
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- "Badminton in Nigeria". badminton.sitesng.com. Retrieved 4 September 2019.
- "All Africa Games 2007 Alger (Algérie)". www.africa-badminton.com (in French). Archived from the original on 5 November 2013. Retrieved 4 September 2019.
- "Edicha Ocholi". cwgdelhi2010.infostradasports.com. New Delhi 2010. Retrieved 2 December 2016.
- "Badminton successes for Northern Ireland and African nations". m2002.thecgf.com. Manchester 2002. Retrieved 2 December 2016.
- Olusesan, Ajibade (27 April 2019). "Mum starved me because of badminton –AAG gold medallist, Edicha". www.newtelegraphng.com. New Telegraph. Retrieved 4 September 2019.
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