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Paris 2024: National Trials Will Serve As Selection For Nigerian Athletes –AFN Technical Director 

Paris 2024: National Trials Will Serve As Selection For Nigerian Athletes –AFN Technical Director 

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has disclosed that the national trials will serve as selection for the nation’s athletes ahead of the Paris Olympic Games.

AFN Technical Director Samuel Onikeku stated this in a chat with AFN media during the just concluded Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) Region 2 championship.

 

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Onikeku stated that after the two competitions in Benin City, Edo State, and Douala in Cameroun, Team Nigeria athletes will hit Paris in style.

“All the athletes are very enthusiastic to come home to run, as AFN have a standing rule in selecting athletes after the trials,” Onikeku explained.

“We have athletes that have already met the Olympic Games qualifying standard, and many are yet to qualify. That is why the AFN Paris Olympic Trials and CAA Senior Athletics Championships in Cameroon are crucial.”

“The Federation was impressed with their performance, and it is our wish their form stays beyond the Olympics.”


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