The Athletics Federation of Nigeria has fixed July 22 to 27 to conduct its national trials at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna ahead of major International competitions coming up this year.
Among such is the ECOWAS Region 2 Athletics Junior Championship in Niamey, Niger Republic, the 12th All Africa Games in Morocco and the IAAF World Championships in Doha, Qatar.
In a statement signed by the Chairman, Media and Publicity Committee Amanzi Marcus, the federation promised to work assiduously with relevant stakeholders toward ensuring Nigeria’s successful participation at the competitions while pledging its commitment to grassroots development of Athletes.
Similarly, the Technical Director of AFN, Sunday Adeleye presented a long list of 91 Athletes in preparation for the All Africa Games which was deliberated upon by the Board before its eventual submission on Tuesday, 3rd June, 2019 to the Federation of Elite Athletes Department of the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development.
It is from the list that Athletes will be chosen to camp in preparation for the All Africa Games.
The meeting, held at the AFN Secretariat at the National Stadium in Abuja also decided that during the National Trials in Kaduna, the Congress of AFN will hold.