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Five facts about Uneku Atawodi (Polo)

Five facts about Uneku Atawodi, only black woman in professional polo Despite her popularity among the elite polo-playing class, she is little known outside the sport. This is not only because polo is largely a man’s sport but also in … Continue reading

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Uneku Atawodi: 1st and Only Black Female Professional Polo Player

Uneku Saliu-Atawodi wears her crown well. The first female black professional polo player on the international stage represents her native Abujua, Nigeria by giving back through her charity, Ride to Shine. She regularly spends time with orphans, teaching them riding techniques, … Continue reading

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Vid: Interview with Nigerian Polo Player Uneku Atawodi

Nigerian polo player Uneku Atawodi sits down for an interview with Examiner’s Darryl L. Jones. Atawodi is one of the only black female polo players to compete internationally. Source: Examiner

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Riding to Shine with Uneku Atawodi: World’s Premier Black Female Polo Player

Uneku Atawodi is a Nigerian female professional polo player, who is competing on the men’s team in the “Polo for a Cause” tournament in Atlanta this June. She is one of the few black female professional polo players in the … Continue reading

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Uneku Atawodi – Nigeria’s Polo Queen

Nigeria’s Polo Queen: Meet 23-Year Old Uneku Atawodi, The World’s Only Active Black Female Professional Polo Player What a man can do, they say, a woman can do better. 23-year old Uneku Atawodi began her journey into professional polo when … Continue reading

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