AFN To Organise Game For Other Champions

(NAN)The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) on Thursday said that it would lead its national preliminaries in front of the African Games and real titles in July.

Amanzi Marcus, the Chairman, Media and Publicity Committee ofthe AFN, uncovered in Lagos that the preliminaries would hold from July 22 to 27.

He said that the AFN fixed July 22 to July 27 to lead its national preliminaries at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna in front of significant universal rivalries.

He noticed that among such rivalries were the ECOWAS Region 2 Athletics Junior Championships in Niamey, Niger Republic, the twelfth African Games in Morocco and the IAAF World Championships in Doha, Qatar.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the African Games is booked for Aug. 19 to Aug. 31 in Rabat, Morocco, while the IAAF World Championships is planned for Sept. 28 to Oct. 6.

"There will be the AFN's Congress during the preliminaries in Kaduna.

"Partners are ordered to move in the direction of guaranteeing Nigeria's effective interest at the rivalries," Marcus said in an announcement.

He likewise said that Sunday Adeleye, the Technical Director of AFN, had introduced a rundown of 91 competitors in anticipation of the Africa Games which was thought upon by the board.

Marcus included that the rundown had been submitted on June 3 to the Federation of Elite Athletes Department, Ministry of Youth and Sports Development.

He included that competitors would be called to camp from the names given in anticipation of the African Games.

Tread Started by: Christian Uriel On 4:58pm Jun 6