Paris 2024 Olympics : Athletes preparations on course- AFN

Paris 2024 Olympics : Athletes preparations on course- AFN
April 21 11:31 2024 Print This Article

The Nigeria Athletics Federation, AFN has assured Nigerians of their Athletes readiness to participate and compete well at the forth coming Olympic Game in Paris.

AFN secretary, Rita Mosindi gave this assurance in a statement made available to the media on Sunday. She noted that their was absolutely no need for the worry been expressed by some Nigerians.

The statement read:

“Sequel to the rumors making the rounds, it is pertinent to bring updates from the AFN regarding preparations for the Paris 2024 Olympics.

Home based athletes are currently camped and preparing for the World Relays in the Bahamas which is scheduled for the 4th -5th of May .

The American embassy in Abuja has scheduled a date to interview the athletes and officials.

The sports ministry understands the importance of attending the world relays, going by the position occupied by Nigeria amongst the 32 Nations that have qualified for the relays in the Bahamas hence the funding by the ministry.

Furthermore, regarding the debt owed by the previous administration, the Minister of Sports Development in his proactive and intentional leadership style has directed that all outstanding debts be submitted to his office for attention.

A prime focus of the federation is getting the athletes tested for the first compulsory three out of competition tests, which must be conducted before the 3rd of May.

As a federation, we thank the NOC president Engr Habu Gumel for giving the needed assistance to the AFN for the processing of American visa.

Our athletes are focused, posting personal best and season best, ensuring Nigeria our country qualifies for the 5 relays.

There is absolutely no cause for alarm as our athletes are very ready and in high spirits,” it concluded.

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