As Team Nigeria prepares for the 15th African U-18 and U-20 Athletics Championships in Zambia, head coach of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Seigha Porbeni, says the target is for the nation to finish tops on the medals table.
Former Nigeria hurdler, sprinter and jumper, Seigha Porbeni, has revealed that a majority of the nation’s track and field stars face the risk of serious medical issues, if the government fails to stop the current trend of turning Nigeria into a marathon organising nation.
Former Nigerian jumper, hurdler and sprinter, Seigha Porbeni, has described the re-election of Chief Solomon Ogba as First Vice President of the Nigeria Olympics Committee (NOC) in Thursday’s election held in Jalingo, Taraba State...
27 Oct 2022
Former Nigerian jumper, hurdler and sprinter, Seigha Porbeni, has given thumps up to the yearly Government College Ughelli (GCU) Relays, just as he is eagerly projecting with great optimism towards ...
4 Sep 2022
The Head coach of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Seigha Porbeni has described as ‘worrisome,’ the latest doping crisis facing the country’s sports.
15 Aug 2022
The Head Coach of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Seigha Porbeni, has blamed the dwindling performance of the nation’s men in recent international competitions, including the World Athletics Championships at Oregon..
10 Aug 2022
Former athlete, Seigha Porbeni, has said that the performance of the country’s track and field stars at the just-concluded Commonwealth Games in England is a pointer that Team Nigeria will ‘sweep’ medals at Paris 2024 Olympics Games.
19 Apr 2022
Former Nigerian athlete, Seigha Porbeni, has described new ‘track queen,’ Favour Ofili, as a gift to the nation’s athletics.
17 Mar 2022
Former Nigerian jumper, hurdler and sprinter, Seigha Porbeni, is hopeful that the crop of athletes assembled by the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) for this year’s World Athletics Indoor Championships in Belgrade, Serbia, are capable of doing the nation proud.
26 Aug 2021
The head coach of Team Nigeria to the just concluded U20 World Athletics Championship in Nairobi, Kenya, Seigha Porbeni, says U.S.-based junior sprinter, Udodi Onwuzurike is a replica of Jamaica’s speed star, Usain Bolt.
6 Apr 2021
For about five years, former Nigerian jumper, hurdler and sprinter, Seigha Porbeni, was the ‘commander-in-chief’ of Delta State Sports Council, leading the state teams to many national and international competitions.
29 Aug 2020
Despite dominating the National Sports Festival since the return to democracy in 1999, former Nigerian jumper, hurdler and sprinter, Seigha Porbeni, says Delta state still has a long way to go. He described Delta sports in its 29 years of existence as a mixture of the good, the bad and the ugly.