Athletics Federation of Nigeria
AFN members want emergency congress over ‘missing’ IAAF $150,000 grant
Some board members of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) are pushing for an emergency congress following the alleged disappearance of $150,000 grant, which world athletics ruling body (IAAF) sent to the federation.
Protests in team Nigeria’s camps worrisome, says Obisia Nwankpa
A few hours after a board member of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Brown Ebewele predicted that the nation’s track and field athletes may only make up the numbers when hostilities begin in the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia, another member of the board, Gabriel Okon has washed his hands off the…
AFN probes athlete’s ‘disappearance’ from Commonwealth Games camp
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) declared yesterday that it was investigating the sudden disappearance of national athlete, Emmanuel Bamidele from the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games camp in Port Harcourt. Bamidele, who took part in the Commonwealth Games trials in Abuja and ran 45.28 seconds in the men’s 400m, was named in the 37-man squad for Gold Coast 2018 Games…
We’re building Nigerian athletics from scratch, says AFN boss
President of Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Alhaji Ibrahim Gusau has declared that his administration would have to re-build the nation’s track and field from the scratch saying...
AFN crisis takes dangerous twist
While the AFN, the country’s second biggest sports federation, is still struggling for identity, Team England yesterday named 75 athletes as part of its contingent for next year’s Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.
Nigerian coaches, officials reject Adeleye as AFN technical director
Nigerian track and field coaches and technical officials yesterday warned against the alleged plans to impose Sunday Adeleye as the technical director/chairman technical sub-committee of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN).
Nigeria owes me N44.5m, says jumper Tosin Oke
Oke was included in Team Nigeria’s squad to the just concluded London 2017 IAAF World Athletics Championship, where he finished a disappointing 25th place despite his experiences,
‘How government inconsistency, others cripple Nigerian athletics’
In Brazil, Okagbare, like most other Nigerian athletes, could not go past the semifinals of their events. The only exception was the youthful Ese Brume who finished as the fifth best in the long jump event.
Team Nigeria hits London August 1
The AFN scribe said that six officials would make the trip. “We will leave on August 1 with 17 athletes and six officials,” Amaechi said. “The journey might begin from Lagos since majority of the athletes are there.”