Adeleye told newsmen in Abuja that the federation went to the 2018 Commonwealth Games held in the Australian city with young athletes so as to expose them to international competitions.
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Adeleye made this known while responding from Gold Coast, Australia, to questions on Nigeria’s performance at the games from the News Agency of Nigeria Abuja on Sunday.
Adeleye made the assertion on Thursday at the National Stadium, Abuja venue of Commonwealth Games trials, saying that each of the events would be judged with the AFN standards.
Nesiama will serve on the CAA ITOs panel from 2018 to 2021, according to a letter signed by the CAA Chief Executive Officer, Hamad Kalkaba-Malboum.
The Ondo State Sports Commissioner, Hon. Saka Yusuf Ogunleye, signed the MoU on behalf of the state government, while the Director General of the NSDFI, Olajide Fashikun, and the President of Athletics Federation of Nigeria, Alhaji Ibrahim…
The Technical Director of AFN, Sunday Adeleye, gave the assurance in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Saturday in Abuja as the two-day All-Comers Athletics Championship ended on Saturday.
Akawo told the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja that the 2017 AFN Congress, which begins on Wednesday would be used to chart a new direction for the sport.
Adeleye said Ibrahim Gusau, the federation’s President, had tasked the board to work hard toward ensuring victory in every competition.
Though, he sounded low for the medal miss of the 4x400m quartet, but he braced up like a sprinter when other issues came up for discussion.
The Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung, who facilitated the payment, said it was necessary to give the athletes their dues to encourage better performance
Collins, who was reinstated as a representative of the National Association of Women in Sport, expressed her dissatisfaction on Monday during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja.
Dalung on Monday in a statement by his Special Assistant on Media, Nneka Anibeze, described Collins’ claims as falsehood and a ploy to mask her inability to emerge as president of the federation
The inauguration ceremony, according to a statement signed by the Minister’s Special Assistant on Media, Nneka Ikem Anibeze, is slated to begin at 2pm
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that five federations were expected to hold re-run elections into their various boards on Thursday after issues were raised about the credibility of the initial elections on June 13.
Ebewele told the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Abuja that the development was a victory for the track and field sport in the country.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the elections, which were held at the National Stadium, involved four contestants for the two positions
Boniface alleged that the state Governor, Yahaya Bello, ordered the removal of his name as the state’s nominee for the AFN elections, to make him ineligible for the zonal elections