Athletics Federation of Nigeria
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.”
Athletes, AFN disagree over conditions at London trials
Another major issue at the on-going 2017 national trials yesterday was the absence of key athletes, including US-based sprinter, Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor
Confusion over postponement of bye-election
The bye-election in the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Taekwondo, Gymnastics and Weightlifting were scheduled for yesterday following ruling by the Abulrasaq Salau–led appeals committee, which nullified some results of the elections held on June 13.
Ebewele plots Gusau’s fall in AFN bye-election
Brown Ebewele has began what has been termed an underground campaign in his bid to wrestle the federation’s presidency from Alhaji Ibraham Gusau in the bye election slated for Friday in Abuja.
Appeals committee nullifies AFN, weightlifting, other elections
Among the federations affected was the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), where the committee sacked Alhaji Ibrahim Gusau, who was elected AFN president on June 13.
Adeleye has no business on AFN board, Ebewele tells appeals committee
In the build up to the election, Adeleye, a former 400m runner emerged as the Athletes Representative into the AFN board, where 256 athletes voted between him and Henry Okorie just before an AFN All-comers meet in Abuja.
It’s time to re-build Nigeria’s athletics, says Hameed Adio
Adio, a former broadcaster with the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) and ex-Commissioner for Sports in Kwara State, returned to the AFN board on Tuesday at the federation’s polls in Abuja. He was vice chairman to Dan Ngerem during his resign as AFN boss.
AFN presidential candidate, Collins, worried about Nigerian athletes’ defection
Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) presidential hopeful, former triple jumper, Rosa Collins says she is highly disturbed that Nigeria is losing potential champions to other countries, including Bahrain.
Angry NAATO officials want Ebewele
Ebewele, whose tenure with former AFN Chairman, Tony Urhobo was cut short in 1997, defeated Henry Amike last week to stage a return to the board after 19 years.