2019 All Africa Games: Coach Onumaegbu faults AFN’s preparations 

2019 All Africa Games: Coach Onumaegbu faults AFN’s preparations 

An Abuja based Athletics Coach Gad Onumaegbu has faulted preparations of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) for this year’s All Africa Games holding in Morrocco. He was worried about the unimpressive time the athletes were returning during the last AFN National Athletics Trials held at the main bowl of the Abuja National Stadium arguing that the athletes’ lack of enough competitions actually affected their performances in the Trials. “It is garbage in garbage out. You will recall that since this year they have not had a competition except the…

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Taekwondo: Itiku, Esuku, Okuomose, 13 others pick 2019 African Games tickets

Taekwondo: Itiku, Esuku, Okuomose, 13 others pick 2019 African Games tickets

      After keenly contested National trials conducted by the Nigeria Taekwondo Federation (NTF) which ended at the weekend in Abuja, 16 taekwondo Athletes out of expected 24 have been confirmed. Those who automatically booked a place for possible feature at the games to be staged in Morocco this year were top-ranked athletes after series of taekwondo events in recent times. Incidentally, they showed up at the trials, dusted their opponents and emerged champions inside the multi-purpose hall of MKO Abiola National stadium, Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. Eight others (outside…

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US based star Eke targets Africa Games’ gymnastics gold for Nigeria

US based star Eke targets Africa Games’ gymnastics gold for Nigeria

America based Nigerian gymnast Uche Eke has vowed to win gold medals for Nigeria in his specialties when competition begins at the All Africa Games in Morocco in August this year. Eke whose father is a Nigerian hailed from the Easter part of the country could have represented the United States of America since his mother is an American but he chose to represent Nigeria his father’s home land. He also represented Nigeria for the first time at a competition held in South Africa about two years ago and since…

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