Nigeria has abundant athletics talents to represent it at 2020 Olympics – Adeleye

first_imgRelatedPosts Tokyo 2020 organisers want ‘Super Mario’ Abe to remain involved NFF inaugurates caretaker committee for Anambra FA NFF: No election in Anambra State FA Sunday Adeleye, Technical Director of the Ibrahim Gusau-led faction of Athletics Federation of Nigeria on Wednesday said Nigeria has more than enough athletes to represent her during the Olympic Games. Adeleye told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos that the AFN was prepared for the games with the right athletes to represent her at the Games tagged “Tokyo 2020’’. “Apart from abundant talents that are already in existence, the federation is still discovering more through various competitions coming up before the Olympics,’’ he said. NAN reports that the federation’s 2020 calendar shows 17 events to be attended by their athletes before the Games scheduled for Tokyo from July 31 to August 9. Adeleye however urged Nigerian athletes to train hard and stay focused and believe in themselves as 2020 would make a statement for them. Nigerian athletes have appeared in every edition of the Olympic Games since the country made its debut in 1952, with the exception of the 1976 Games at Montreal in CanadaTags: Ibrahim GusauOlympic GamesSunday AdeleyeTokyo 2020last_img

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