Athletics Nigeria revises programme and update event rules

L-R: Navy Commodore Omatseye Nesiama with AFN President Solomon Ogba at Nairobi 2010 AAC

The technical committee of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria releases an adjusted programme for the year and made changes to the rules of the 2013 AFN Golden League events.

Athletics Nigeria to hold Coaches' Forum/Clinic next week in Lagos

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) will hold a Coaches' Forum/Clinic for all active and practicing coaches in Nigeria from October 18-20, 2012 at the National Institute for Sports (NIS) Multi-Purpose Hall, Surulere in Lagos.

Calabar readies to host 66th All-Nigeria Athletics Championships

The Women's 400m final at Calabar 2012/ Photo: Mark Ouma

The Cross-River state government appoints deputy Governor, Efiok Cobham, as the chairman of the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) for the 66th Cross River State/All-Nigeria Athletics Championships which holds June 21-23, 2012 in Calabar.

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Athletics Nigeria task Coaches on athletes monitoring

AFN President, Solomon Ogba / Photo credit: Yomi Omogbeja

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has charged athletics coaches in the African country to concentrate on grassroots development and monitoring of school sports competitions to groom young athletes for the nation.

Nigeria: Top athletes storm Port-Harcourt for AFN Golden League

Harry Chukwudike leads at the Nigerian U-18 championships / Photo: Sunny Oke Oluku

Top local athletes have arrived in Port-Harcourt, Rivers state for the first leg of the 2012 Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) Golden League meeting holding at the Adokie Amesiamaka Stadium this weekend.

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Athletics Nigeria restructures, appoints Egbunike as chief coach

AFN President Chief Solomon Ogba in Abuja 2008 / Photo: Yomi Omogbeja

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) restructures their coaching set-up, appointed zonal coaches with former African 400 metres champion Innocent Egbunike as chief athletics coach and set June 25th for London 2012 team announcement.

Bada's death, a great loss to Nigeria - Obajimi

Lying in State of late Sunday Bada at the National Stadium Lagos/ PM News

A member of Athletics Federation of Nigeria, AFN, Dr. Gloria Obajimi, has described the death of Sunday Olanrewaju Bada as a monumental loss to the nation.

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