The full time-table and schedule of events for the 2019 AFN All Nigeria Track and Field Championships, World Championships and African Games Trials at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium in Kaduna – July 25-27 has been released.
Technical Director of AFN, Sunday Adeleye presented a long list of 91 Athletes in preparation for the All Africa Games which was deliberated upon by the Board before its eventual submission on Tuesday, 3rd June, 2019 to the Federation of Elite Athletes Department of the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development.
It is from the list that Athletes will be chosen to camp in preparation for the All Africa Games. The meeting, held at the AFN Secretariat at the National Stadium in Abuja also decided that during the National Trials in Kaduna, the Congress of AFN will hold.
President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, Ibrahim Shehu Gusau, who presided over the meeting called for unity in order to move athletics forward.
Gusau, who is also one of the Vice Presidents of the Confederation of Africa Athletics and President, region 2 of CAA said the sub region he heads as president has been reduced from 16 to 15 Countries following the transfer of Mauritania to another region.