The Athletics Federation of Nigeria | AFN - Welcome to the official home of Athletics fans in Nigeria https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/rss.xml en Full Results - 2019 AFN All-Comers National Athletics Championships in Ijebu-Ode https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/news/2019-04-10/full-results-2019-afn-all-comers-national-athletics-championships-ijebu-ode.html <div class="field field--name-field-story-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/ijebu-ode-all-comers-2019.jpg?itok=TfA4HJT4" title="All-Comers National Athletics Championships" data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-story-176-9498MN_0iFw" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;All-Comers National Athletics Championships&quot;}"><img src="/afn/sites/default/files/styles/full_page_wide/public/ijebu-ode-all-comers-2019.jpg?itok=BGExMU5C" width="825" height="552" alt="All-Comers National Athletics Championships" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </a> </div> </div> <span><span lang="" about="/afn/users/ysmedia" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">YSMedia</span></span> <span>Wed, 10/04/2019 - 1:12am</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><p><strong>Full Results of the 2019 Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) All-Comers National Athletics Championships, which took place at the Gateway International Stadium in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State on Friday April 5, 2019.</strong></p> <h3>SEE COMPLETE RESULTS BELOW:</h3> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-upload field--type-file field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><span class="file file--mime-application-pdf file--application-pdf"><a href="https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/sites/default/files/documents/Results%20-1st%20AFN%20All%20Comers%202019%20-%20Ijebu%20Ode.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=460388" title="Results -1st AFN All Comers 2019 - Ijebu Ode.pdf">Full Results - 2019 AFN All Comers National Athletics Championships in Ijebu-Ode</a></span> </div> </div> <div class="item-list item-list--linkicon"><ul id="linkicon-node-story-field-icon-176" id="linkicon-node-story-field-icon-176" class="linkicon linkicon--inline linkicon--color linkicon--lime linkicon--button linkicon--medium linkicon--tooltip"><li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/athleticnigeria" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" class="linkicon__item" data-title="Follow our Twitter Page"><span class="linkicon__icon fa fa-twitter icon" aria-hidden="true"></span><span class="linkicon__text">Follow us</span></a></li></ul></div> <section class="field field--name-news field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__items"> <b class="field__item"><a href="/afn/news/afn-news" hreflang="en">AFN News</a></b> </section> <span>Full Results - 2019 AFN All-Comers National Athletics Championships in Ijebu-Ode</span> Wed, 10 Apr 2019 00:12:26 +0000 YSMedia 176 at https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn 1st AFN All-Comers set for April 5-6, 2019 in Ijebu-Ode https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/news/2019-03-29/1st-afn-all-comers-set-april-5-6-2019-ijebu-ode.html <div class="field field--name-field-story-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="http://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/AFN-ALL-COMERS-2019.png?itok=aNXnFR6D" title="All-Comers National Athletics Championship" data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-story-175-xCSZ1yFSeIQ" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;All-Comers National Athletics Championship&quot;}"><img src="/afn/sites/default/files/styles/full_page_wide/public/AFN-ALL-COMERS-2019.png?itok=_G3ZdM1G" width="825" height="552" alt="All-Comers National Athletics Championship" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </a> </div> </div> <span><span lang="" about="/afn/users/ysmedia" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">YSMedia</span></span> <span>Fri, 29/03/2019 - 9:44pm</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><p><strong><em>The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) invites participants to its first All-Comers National Athletics Championship from 5-6 April 2019, at the Gateway International Stadium, Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State.</em></strong></p> <p>AFN Secretary Elijah Ademu said that the event is a call to every State/Clubs/Institutions with eligible athletes to register for the event which will also serve as an open trial to select athletes for the forthcoming <strong>12th All African Games</strong> in Rabat, Morocco.</p> <p>Ijebu-Ode would also serve as the training ground for the U18 and U20 athletes who will be representing Team Nigeria in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire at the <strong>2019 CAA African U18 and U20 Championships</strong> from 16-20 April.</p> <p> </p> </div> </div> <div class="item-list item-list--linkicon"><ul id="linkicon-node-story-field-icon-175" id="linkicon-node-story-field-icon-175" class="linkicon linkicon--inline linkicon--color linkicon--lime linkicon--button linkicon--medium linkicon--tooltip"><li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/athleticnigeria" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" class="linkicon__item" data-title="Follow our Twitter Page"><span class="linkicon__icon fa fa-twitter icon" aria-hidden="true"></span><span class="linkicon__text">Follow us</span></a></li></ul></div> <section class="field field--name-news field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__items"> <b class="field__item"><a href="/afn/news/afn-news" hreflang="en">AFN News</a></b> </section> <span>1st AFN All-Comers set for April 5-6, 2019 in Ijebu-Ode</span> Fri, 29 Mar 2019 20:44:10 +0000 YSMedia 175 at https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn 86-Member strong team to represent Nigeria at Abidjan 2019 https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/news/2019-03-25/86-member-strong-team-represent-nigeria-abidjan-2019.html <div class="field field--name-field-story-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="http://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/2019-02/ethiopia-nigeria-juniors.jpg?itok=xEbGhn3W" title="African u20 championships" data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-story-174-xCSZ1yFSeIQ" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;African u20 championships&quot;}"><img src="/afn/sites/default/files/styles/full_page_wide/public/2019-02/ethiopia-nigeria-juniors.jpg?itok=pzP4HtqA" width="825" height="552" alt="African u20 championships" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </a> </div> </div> <span><span lang="" about="/afn/users/ysmedia" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">YSMedia</span></span> <span>Mon, 25/03/2019 - 11:48am</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><p><strong>Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) today announced a 86-member strong team to represent Nigeria at the 2019 CAA African U18 &amp; U20 Championships in Abidjan, Ivory Coast next month.</strong></p> <p>The team which was selected after the National U18 and U20 Trials held last week in Ilaro, Ogun State comprises of 86 athletes - 48 males and 38 females.</p> <p>From the team list released, 42 athletes will compete in the U18 category while 44 athletes will be competing in the U20 category.</p> <p>AFN Technical Director, <strong>Sunday Adeleye</strong>, expressed his optimism that the athletes selected for the tournament, will be going all out to send a strong message not just to the continent, but also the world.</p> <p>He said: "We are very optimistic with the performances of these athletes and what we have right now that when we get to Cote d'Ivoire, we are not just going to win but we are going there to dominate, and to send a strong signal to Africa and the world that we are actually on ground, and we are coming gradually."</p> <h3>The full list of selected athletes for Team Nigeria:</h3> <p><img alt="U-18 Team Nigeria list for Abidjan" data-entity-type="file" data-entity-uuid="3ec77115-4340-4a27-b7ea-c200c68f8e09" src="/afn/sites/default/files/inline-images/U18-List.png" /></p> <p> </p> <p><img alt="U-20 Team Nigeria list for Abidjan 2019" data-entity-type="file" data-entity-uuid="612c1960-50a9-40de-8554-df65c0355207" src="/afn/sites/default/files/inline-images/U20-list.png" /></p> </div> </div> <div class="item-list item-list--linkicon"><ul id="linkicon-node-story-field-icon-174" id="linkicon-node-story-field-icon-174" class="linkicon linkicon--inline linkicon--color linkicon--lime linkicon--button linkicon--medium linkicon--tooltip"><li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/athleticnigeria" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" class="linkicon__item" data-title="Follow our Twitter Page"><span class="linkicon__icon fa fa-twitter icon" aria-hidden="true"></span><span class="linkicon__text">Follow us</span></a></li></ul></div> <section class="field field--name-news field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__items"> <b class="field__item"><a href="/afn/news/afn-news" hreflang="en">AFN News</a></b> </section> <span>86-Member strong team to represent Nigeria at Abidjan 2019</span> Mon, 25 Mar 2019 10:48:14 +0000 YSMedia 174 at https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn Full Results - 2019 AFN National U-18 and U-20 Trials in Ilaro https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/news/2019-03-19/full-results-2019-afn-national-u-18-u-20-trials-ilaro.html <div class="field field--name-field-story-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/ilaro1_o.jpg?itok=wCAtqPju" title="2019 AFN National U-18 and U-20 Trials" data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-story-173-9498MN_0iFw" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;2019 AFN National U-18 and U-20 Trials&quot;}"><img src="/afn/sites/default/files/styles/full_page_wide/public/ilaro1_o.jpg?itok=b49jJHHi" width="825" height="552" alt="2019 AFN National U-18 and U-20 Trials" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </a> </div> </div> <span><span lang="" about="/afn/users/ysmedia" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">YSMedia</span></span> <span>Tue, 19/03/2019 - 10:55pm</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><p><strong>Full Results of the 2019 Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) National U-18 and U-20 Trials held from 15-17 March, 2019 at the Gateway International Stadium in Ilaro, Ogun State, Nigeria.</strong></p> <p><strong>Nzubechi Grace Nwokocha</strong> won the women's 100m U20 title in a time of 11.79 secs while <strong>Oluwateniolafunmi Fadahunsi</strong> took the U18 Girls' 100m title in a time of 12.30 secs.</p> <p>In the U20 men’s category, <strong>Enoch Adegoke</strong> emerged champion in the 100m in a time of 10.39 secs while <strong>Godson Brume</strong> grabbed the U18 Boy’s title in a time of 10.39 secs.</p> <p>18-year-old <strong>Favour Ekpekpe</strong> produced a personal best of 21.44 secs to take the U20 Men’s 200m title while <strong>Iruoghene Okoro</strong> (21.88) and <strong>Sewekan Thevoethin</strong> (21.83) emerged victorious in the U18 men's A &amp; B Finals.</p> <p>The reigning National Sport Festival 400m champion, <strong>Imaobong Nse Uko,</strong> continued her dominance of the women's quarter-mile by taking the U18 title in a time of 54.46 secs.</p> <p><strong>Ada Bright</strong> won the 400m ‘B’ race in 59.34 secs while <strong>Obashola Olaoluwa</strong> and <strong>Fatola Adedoyin</strong> took the Boy's 400m U18 A &amp; B Finals, clocking 47.37 secs and 48.14 secs respectively.</p> <figure role="group"> <img alt="AFN U20 Trials Ilaro 2019 / Photo Credit: AthleticsAfrica" data-entity-type="file" data-entity-uuid="103c235b-c3cb-4142-a70a-6b3ba77d5be3" height="100%" src="/afn/sites/default/files/inline-images/ilaro2_o.jpg" width="100%" /> <figcaption>AFN U20 Trials Ilaro 2019 / Photo Credit: <a href="https://www.athletics.africa">AthleticsAfrica</a></figcaption> </figure> <h3>SEE COMPLETE RESULTS BELOW:</h3> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-upload field--type-file field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><span class="file file--mime-application-pdf file--application-pdf"><a href="https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/sites/default/files/documents/Results-AFN-U18-U20-trackandfield-championships-Ilaro-2019.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=857499" title="Results-AFN-U18-U20-trackandfield-championships-Ilaro-2019.pdf">FULL RESULTS - 2019 AFN National U-18 and U-20 Athletics Trials</a></span> </div> <div class="field__item"><span class="file file--mime-application-pdf file--application-pdf"><a href="https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/sites/default/files/documents/Relay-Results-AFN-U18-U20-trackandfield-championships-Ilaro-2019.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=289959" title="Relay-Results-AFN-U18-U20-trackandfield-championships-Ilaro-2019.pdf">RELAY RESULTS - 2019 AFN National U-18 and U-20 Athletics Trials</a></span> </div> </div> <div class="item-list item-list--linkicon"><ul id="linkicon-node-story-field-icon-173" id="linkicon-node-story-field-icon-173" class="linkicon linkicon--inline linkicon--color linkicon--lime linkicon--button linkicon--medium linkicon--tooltip"><li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/athleticnigeria" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" class="linkicon__item" data-title="Follow our Twitter Page"><span class="linkicon__icon fa fa-twitter icon" aria-hidden="true"></span><span class="linkicon__text">Follow us</span></a></li></ul></div> <section class="field field--name-news field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__items"> <b class="field__item"><a href="/afn/news/afn-news" hreflang="en">AFN News</a></b> </section> <span>Full Results - 2019 AFN National U-18 and U-20 Trials in Ilaro</span> Tue, 19 Mar 2019 21:55:48 +0000 YSMedia 173 at https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn AFN lists 95 athletes to represent Nigeria at Asaba 2018 - Africa Championships https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/news/2018-07-19/afn-lists-95-athletes-represent-nigeria-asaba-2018-africa-championships.html <div class="field field--name-field-story-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/asaba2018-africa-tour7-1600x1600.jpg?itok=74ZvY0jD" title="Isah Salihu after the African Tour 2018 in Asaba / Photo credit: Athletics Africa" data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-story-169-9498MN_0iFw" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;Isah Salihu after the African Tour 2018 in Asaba / Photo credit: Athletics Africa&quot;}"><img src="/afn/sites/default/files/styles/full_page_wide/public/asaba2018-africa-tour7-1600x1600.jpg?itok=ku3uHX-6" width="825" height="552" alt="Isah Salihu after the African Tour 2018 in Asaba / Photo credit: Athletics Africa" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </a> </div> </div> <span><span lang="" about="/afn/users/ysmedia" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">YSMedia</span></span> <span>Thu, 19/07/2018 - 1:21pm</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><p><strong>Blessing Okagbare and Divine Oduduru will lead a 95-member Nigerian team for the 21st CAA African Senior Athletics Championships in Asaba, Delta State on 1-5 August.</strong></p> <p><strong>South Africa</strong> won the <a href="https://www.athletics.africa/news/africa/kalkaba-skhosana-lauds-successful-20th-caa-in-durban-11666">last edition of the CAA Africa Senior Championships</a> they hosted two years ago in Durban, with <strong>Kenya</strong> finishing second and <strong>Nigeria</strong> settling for third place.</p> <p>Meanwhile, Okagbare and other members of Team Nigeria’s 4x200m quartet that won the gold medal at the 2015 IAAF World Relays in The Bahamas, will be inducted into the Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) Hall of Fame.</p> <p>This accolade will be bestowed at the Welcome Dinner for athletes and officials participating at the 21st African Athletics Championships – Asaba 2018.</p> <p>The event organised by the CAA and Delta State Capital Territory Development Agency, is slated for 5pm on July 31st, 2018, at the Event Center, Asaba.</p> <h3><strong>Team Nigeria List</strong></h3> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-upload field--type-file field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><span class="file file--mime-application-pdf file--application-pdf"><a href="https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/sites/default/files/documents/Team-Nigeria-African-Championships-Asaba2018.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=134915" title="Team-Nigeria-African-Championships-Asaba2018.pdf">Team Nigeria - 2018 African Championships in Asaba</a></span> </div> </div> <div class="item-list item-list--linkicon"><ul id="linkicon-node-story-field-icon-169" id="linkicon-node-story-field-icon-169" class="linkicon linkicon--inline linkicon--color linkicon--lime linkicon--button linkicon--medium linkicon--tooltip"><li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/athleticnigeria" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" class="linkicon__item" data-title="Follow our Twitter Page"><span class="linkicon__icon fa fa-twitter icon" aria-hidden="true"></span><span class="linkicon__text">Follow us</span></a></li><li><a href="https://www.athletics.africa" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" class="linkicon__item" data-title="AFN lists 95 athletes to represent Nigeria at Asaba 2018 -…"><span class="linkicon__icon fa fa-eye icon" aria-hidden="true"></span><span class="linkicon__text">Follow us</span></a></li></ul></div> <section class="field field--name-news field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__items"> <b class="field__item"><a href="/afn/news/afn-news" hreflang="en">AFN News</a></b> </section> <span>AFN lists 95 athletes to represent Nigeria at Asaba 2018 - Africa Championships</span> Thu, 19 Jul 2018 12:21:27 +0000 YSMedia 169 at https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn Full Results - 2018 AFN National U-20 Trials in Ozoro https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/news/2018-06-19/full-results-2018-afn-national-u-20-trials-ozoro.html <div class="field field--name-field-story-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/odiong_edidiong_ofonime-junaid_abimbola.jpg?itok=lEubGm7g" title="AFN Athletes" data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-story-167-9498MN_0iFw" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;AFN Athletes&quot;}"><img src="/afn/sites/default/files/styles/full_page_wide/public/odiong_edidiong_ofonime-junaid_abimbola.jpg?itok=_R1NV4a-" width="825" height="552" alt="AFN Athletes" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </a> </div> </div> <span><span lang="" about="/afn/users/ysmedia" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">YSMedia</span></span> <span>Tue, 19/06/2018 - 6:56pm</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><p><strong>Full Results of the 2018 Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) National U-20 Trials held from 7-8 June, 2018 at the Delta State Polytechnic Sports Complex in Ozoro, Delta-State of Nigeria.</strong></p> <h3>See complete results below:</h3> <p> </p> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-upload field--type-file field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><span class="file file--mime-application-pdf file--application-pdf"><a href="https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/sites/default/files/documents/Results-U-20-National-Trials-Ozoro-2018.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=602437" title="Results-U-20-National-Trials-Ozoro-2018.pdf">FULL RESULTS - 2018 AFN National U-20 Trials in Ozoro</a></span> </div> </div> <div class="item-list item-list--linkicon"><ul id="linkicon-node-story-field-icon-167" id="linkicon-node-story-field-icon-167" class="linkicon linkicon--inline linkicon--color linkicon--lime linkicon--button linkicon--medium linkicon--tooltip"><li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/athleticnigeria" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" class="linkicon__item" data-title="Follow our Twitter Page"><span class="linkicon__icon fa fa-twitter icon" aria-hidden="true"></span><span class="linkicon__text">Follow us</span></a></li></ul></div> <section class="field field--name-news field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__items"> <b class="field__item"><a href="/afn/news/afn-news" hreflang="en">AFN News</a></b> </section> <span>Full Results - 2018 AFN National U-20 Trials in Ozoro</span> Tue, 19 Jun 2018 17:56:54 +0000 YSMedia 167 at https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn Team for 2018 CAA Region II U-20 Championships announced https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/news/2018-06-15/team-2018-caa-region-ii-u-20-championships-announced.html <div class="field field--name-field-story-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/ecowas-u20.jpg?itok=hTlU4YKF" title="ECOWAS U20 CHAMPS 2018" data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-story-166-9498MN_0iFw" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;ECOWAS U20 CHAMPS 2018&quot;}"><img src="/afn/sites/default/files/styles/full_page_wide/public/ecowas-u20.jpg?itok=1iXY4OMD" width="825" height="552" alt="ECOWAS U20 CHAMPS 2018" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </a> </div> </div> <span><span lang="" about="/afn/users/ysmedia" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">YSMedia</span></span> <span>Fri, 15/06/2018 - 6:41pm</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><p><strong>Here's the list of 21 athletes to represent Nigeria at next week’s Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) Region II (ECOWAS) U-20 Championships scheduled to hold in Cape Coast, Ghana, from 20-25 June, 2018.</strong></p> <p>The contingent comprises of 10 male and 11 female athletes, all of whom competed at last week’s National U-20 Trials in Ozoro, Delta State, where most of them won their respective events.</p> <p>The male athletes invited include Akintola Alaba (100m, 4x100m), Omubo Gershon (100m, 4x100m), Emmanuel Ojeli (200m, 400m), Shedrack Akpeki (200m, 400m), Hamid Sambo (800m, 1500m) and Muhammed Yussuf (110m Hurdles).</p> <p>Others are David Olowookere (400m Hurdles), Arinze Benjamin (Long Jump), Cyprian Oyedele (High Jump) and Ineh Meyiwa (Long Jump, Triple Jump).</p> <p>The female athletes listed are Joy Udo-Gabriel (100m, 200m, 4x100m), Rosemary Chukwuma (100m, 200m, 4x100m), Blessing Ogundiran (4x100m), Abasiono Akpan (400m, 400m Hurdles), Joy Abu (400m, 400m Hurdles), and Yinka Bamtefa (800m, 1500m).</p> <p>Also included are Victoria Adubi (100m Hurdles), Victory George (Long Jump), Esther Isa (High Jump), Princess Kara (Discus throw, Javelin), and Hannah Kemele (Shot put and Javelin).</p> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-upload field--type-file field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><span class="file file--mime-application-pdf file--application-pdf"><a href="https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/sites/default/files/documents/U20-Region-II-Ghana.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=81105" title="U20-Region-II-Ghana.pdf">INVITED ATHLETICS TO THE 2018 CAA REGION 11 (ECOWAS) U20 CHAMPIONSHIPS</a></span> </div> </div> <div class="item-list item-list--linkicon"><ul id="linkicon-node-story-field-icon-166" id="linkicon-node-story-field-icon-166" class="linkicon linkicon--inline linkicon--color linkicon--lime linkicon--button linkicon--medium linkicon--tooltip"><li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/athleticnigeria" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" class="linkicon__item" data-title="Follow our Twitter Page"><span class="linkicon__icon fa fa-twitter icon" aria-hidden="true"></span><span class="linkicon__text">Follow us</span></a></li></ul></div> <section class="field field--name-news field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__items"> <b class="field__item"><a href="/afn/news/afn-news" hreflang="en">AFN News</a></b> </section> <span>Team for 2018 CAA Region II U-20 Championships announced</span> Fri, 15 Jun 2018 17:41:03 +0000 YSMedia 166 at https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn Full Results - 1st MoC Grand Prix and Relays 2018 in Lagos https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/news/2018-06-15/full-results-1st-moc-grand-prix-relays-2018-lagos.html <div class="field field--name-field-story-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/1st-MoC-Grand-Prix-Final-copy-696x491.jpg?itok=TMja2N85" title="Inaugural Making of Champions (MoC) Grand Prix and Relays" data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-story-165-9498MN_0iFw" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;Inaugural Making of Champions (MoC) Grand Prix and Relays&quot;}"><img src="/afn/sites/default/files/styles/full_page_wide/public/1st-MoC-Grand-Prix-Final-copy-696x491.jpg?itok=Ye-KlpqI" width="825" height="552" alt="Inaugural Making of Champions (MoC) Grand Prix and Relays" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </a> </div> </div> <span><span lang="" about="/afn/users/ysmedia" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">YSMedia</span></span> <span>Fri, 15/06/2018 - 6:22pm</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><p><strong>Full Results of the inaugural Making of Champions (MoC) Grand Prix and Relays meet held from 12-14 June, 2018 at the Yaba College of Technology Sports Complex in Lagos, Nigeria.</strong></p> <p><strong>Emmanuel Arowolo</strong> and <strong>Yinka Ajayi</strong> were the exceptional athletes on Day 2 as they both won the Men and Women’s 200m A Final races. respectively.</p> <p>MoC’s <strong>Emmanuel Ojeli</strong> was the man to beat in the men’s 400m final, racing to a new lifetime best of 47.47 seconds to win the race.</p> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-upload field--type-file field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><span class="file file--mime-application-pdf file--application-pdf"><a href="https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/sites/default/files/documents/Results-Relays-MoC-Grand-Prix-and-Relays-2018.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=319840" title="Results-Relays-MoC-Grand-Prix-and-Relays-2018.pdf">RELAYS RESULTS - 1st Making of Champions (MoC) Grand Prix and Relays 2018</a></span> </div> <div class="field__item"><span class="file file--mime-application-pdf file--application-pdf"><a href="https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/sites/default/files/documents/Complete-Results-of-MoC-Grand-Prix-2018.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=630526" title="Complete-Results-of-MoC-Grand-Prix-2018.pdf">FULL RESULTS - 1st Making of Champions (MoC) Grand Prix and Relays 2018</a></span> </div> </div> <div class="item-list item-list--linkicon"><ul id="linkicon-node-story-field-icon-165" id="linkicon-node-story-field-icon-165" class="linkicon linkicon--inline linkicon--color linkicon--lime linkicon--button linkicon--medium linkicon--tooltip"><li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/athleticnigeria" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" class="linkicon__item" data-title="Follow our Twitter Page"><span class="linkicon__icon fa fa-twitter icon" aria-hidden="true"></span><span class="linkicon__text">Follow us</span></a></li></ul></div> <section class="field field--name-news field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__items"> <b class="field__item"><a href="/afn/news/latest-news" hreflang="en">Latest News</a></b> </section> <span>Full Results - 1st MoC Grand Prix and Relays 2018 in Lagos</span> Fri, 15 Jun 2018 17:22:01 +0000 YSMedia 165 at https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn Nigeria wins Relay Silver and Bronze medals at 2018 Commonwealth Games https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/news/2018-04-16/nigeria-wins-relay-silver-bronze-medals-2018-commonwealth-games.html <div class="field field--name-field-story-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="http://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/4x400m-goldcoast.jpg?itok=lNUh0RZs" title="Women&#039;s 4x400m Relay last leg" data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-story-164-xCSZ1yFSeIQ" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;Women&#039;s 4x400m Relay last leg&quot;}"><img src="/afn/sites/default/files/styles/full_page_wide/public/4x400m-goldcoast.jpg?itok=6DKxzczO" width="825" height="552" alt="Women&#039;s 4x400m Relay last leg" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </a> </div> </div> <span><span lang="" about="/afn/users/ysmedia" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">YSMedia</span></span> <span>Mon, 16/04/2018 - 2:32am</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><h2><strong>Nigerian women's 4x100m relay team won the bronze medal in the women’s final at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games on Saturday.</strong></h2> <p>The quartet of <strong>Blessing Okagbare</strong>, <strong>Oluwatobiloba Amusan</strong>, <strong>Isoken Igbinosun</strong> and <strong>Rosemary Chukwuma</strong> clocked 42.72 seconds to take the bronze medal.</p> <p>The England quartet won the gold medal in a time of 42.46 secs while Jamaica claimed the silver in 42.52 secs.</p> <p>The women’s 4x400m quartet of <strong>Patience Okon-George</strong>, <strong>Glory Onome Nathaniel</strong>, <strong>Praise Idamadudu</strong> and <strong>Yinka Ajayi</strong> went a step further, claiming the silver medal in the women's relay later in the day in a time of 3:25:29.</p> <p>Jamaica won the gold medal in a time of 3:24:00 while Amantle Montsho led Botswana team smashed their national record to take bronze in 3:26.86.</p> <p>Earlier, the Nigerian quartet of <strong>Seye Ogunlewe</strong>, <strong>Ogho-Oghene Egwero</strong>, <strong>Usheorishe Itsekiri</strong> and <strong>Enoch Adegoke</strong> were disqualified in the men’s 4x100m for illegal exchange violation after dropping the baton.</p> <p>England won the gold with a season best of 38.13 while South Africa won silver with a national record of 38.24 secs. Jamaica took the bronze medal with a season best of 38.35 secs.</p> </div> </div> <div class="item-list item-list--linkicon"><ul id="linkicon-node-story-field-icon-164" id="linkicon-node-story-field-icon-164" class="linkicon linkicon--inline linkicon--color linkicon--lime linkicon--button linkicon--medium linkicon--tooltip"><li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/athleticnigeria" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" class="linkicon__item" data-title="Follow our Twitter Page"><span class="linkicon__icon fa fa-twitter icon" aria-hidden="true"></span><span class="linkicon__text">Follow us</span></a></li><li><a href="https://www.youtube.com/athleticsafrica" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" class="linkicon__item" data-title="Nigeria wins Relay Silver and Bronze medals at 2018…"><span class="linkicon__icon fa fa-video-camera icon" aria-hidden="true"></span><span class="linkicon__text">Follow us</span></a></li></ul></div> <section class="field field--name-news field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__items"> <b class="field__item"><a href="/afn/news/latest-news" hreflang="en">Latest News</a></b> </section> <span>Nigeria wins Relay Silver and Bronze medals at 2018 Commonwealth Games</span> Mon, 16 Apr 2018 01:32:34 +0000 YSMedia 164 at https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn Amusan wins Commonwealth Games 100m hurdles gold at Gold Coast 2018 https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/news/2018-04-14/amusan-wins-commonwealth-games-100m-hurdles-gold-gold-coast-2018.html <div class="field field--name-field-story-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="http://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/tobiloba-amusan.jpg?itok=qjgX5fCp" title="Nigeria&#039;s Tobiloba Amusan with other medallists in Gold Coast 2018 / Photo: athletics-africa.com" data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-story-163-xCSZ1yFSeIQ" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;Nigeria&#039;s Tobiloba Amusan with other medallists in Gold Coast 2018 / Photo: athletics-africa.com&quot;}"><img src="/afn/sites/default/files/styles/full_page_wide/public/tobiloba-amusan.jpg?itok=m5pv4VFF" width="825" height="552" alt="Nigeria&#039;s Tobiloba Amusan with other medallists in Gold Coast 2018 / Photo: athletics-africa.com" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </a> </div> </div> <span><span lang="" about="/afn/users/ysmedia" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">YSMedia</span></span> <span>Sat, 14/04/2018 - 2:11pm</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><h2><strong>Nigeria’s Oluwatobiloba Amusan won the gold medal in the women’s 100m hurdle final with a time of 12.68 seconds at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia on Friday.</strong></h2> <p>Tobiloba Amusan therefore became the first Nigerian ever to win the gold medal in the event, beating two Jamaican athletes Danielle Williams and Yanique Thompson to the top medal.</p> <p>Williams recorded a time of 12.78 seconds to win silver while Thompson won bronze with a time 12.97 seconds.</p> <p>Amusan had earlier won the her heat in the women’s 100m hurdles round 1 with a time of 12.73 seconds.</p> </div> </div> <div class="item-list item-list--linkicon"><ul id="linkicon-node-story-field-icon-163" id="linkicon-node-story-field-icon-163" class="linkicon linkicon--inline linkicon--color linkicon--lime linkicon--button linkicon--medium linkicon--tooltip"><li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/athleticnigeria" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" class="linkicon__item" data-title="Follow our Twitter Page"><span class="linkicon__icon fa fa-twitter icon" aria-hidden="true"></span><span class="linkicon__text">Follow us</span></a></li><li><a href="https://www.youtube.com/athleticsafrica" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" class="linkicon__item" data-title="Amusan wins Commonwealth Games 100m hurdles gold at Gold…"><span class="linkicon__icon fa fa-video-camera icon" aria-hidden="true"></span><span class="linkicon__text">Follow us</span></a></li></ul></div> <section class="field field--name-news field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__items"> <b class="field__item"><a href="/afn/news/latest-news" hreflang="en">Latest News</a></b> </section> <span>Amusan wins Commonwealth Games 100m hurdles gold at Gold Coast 2018</span> Sat, 14 Apr 2018 13:11:32 +0000 YSMedia 163 at https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn