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AFN Set For All-Comers competition In Ozoro

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The Nigeria Athletics Federation (AFN) will begin their 2020 calendar year with the All-Comer Athletics Competitions in Ozoro, Delta State.

The championship is expected to take centre stage from Thursday  February 13 to  Sunday 15, 2020. 

According to a statement to all stakeholders signed by the AFN Director General, SY Pepple,said that the athletics open competition is aimed at selecting the best home-based talents that will represent the country at the upcoming Confederation of African Athletics (CAA), Region II Athletics Championships and the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games in Japan. 

“I am directed by the President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Hon. Engr. Ibrahim Shehu-Gusau, to inform you that the AFN All-Comers is scheduled to take place in Ozoro, Delta State between 13-15February, 2020”. 

“This is in accordance with the Calendar of the AFN released on Thursday, January 2, 2020”.

“The Competition, which is Open, aims at selecting athletes for the camping towards the Confederation of African Athletics (CAA), Region II Athletics Championships, Kaduna 2020 and other competitions scheduled for 2020, including the Tokyo Olympic Games”.

The statement further reads “All States, Clubs, Institutions and Individuals eligible for the Championships should forward their entries to afn.entries@gmail.com on or before Midnight,  Wednesday, February 12, 2020”.

“Please note that submissions will not be accepted at the venue of the competition.

 

 

About Ayeni Wale

Olawale Ayeni, is a Media and Communication Arts, Masters in view fellow, a graduate of Theatre Arts from the University of Abuja respectively, has been in journalism right from his school days. He was a sports broadcaster with Osun state Broadcasting Corporation (OSBC). He was Sports Editor, Daily Stream Newspaper before joining Leadership Newspaper as Sports Correspondent. A lover of grassroots sports development and golf. A strong support of Arsenal FC.

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