Adegoke, Chukwuma & Imaobong headline AFN’s 86-athlete team list for African U18 & U20 Championships
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has released a 86-athlete team list selected to represent Nigeria at the Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) U18 and U20 Championships in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.
The list which was published few days after the conclusion of the National Junior Trials held in Ilaro, Ogun State comprises of forty one U18s and forty five U20 athletes.
The continental competition is scheduled to hold between April 16-20 and will see Commonwealth Games finalist Enoch Adegoke, Youth Olympics sliver medalist Alaba Akintola and Rosemary Chukwuma lead the Nigerian team.
Teenage sensations Nse Uko Imaobong, Godson Brume, Adedoyin Fatola, Favour Ofili and Teniola Fadahunsi were all also included in the strong team list with the youngsters poised to don the Nigerian colours for the first time.
Here is the full list: