Nigeria will have a strong team at the African U-18 and U-20 Championships in Abidjan, as the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), has released a competitive list of athletes that’ll represent the country in the Ivorian capital, from April 16-20th.
The athletes were selected from the top performers at the National youth and junior championships in Ilaro, with a bulk of them being the winners from all events.
Familiar names like Enoch Adegoke, Favor Ofili, Alaba Akintola, Roosemary Chukwuma, expectedly made the list, while most of the remaining athletes such as Nse Uko, Teniola Fadahunsi, Godson Brume, Adedoyin Fatola, etc will be making their international debuts for the country.
Below is the full list of youth and junior athletes selected to do the nation proud, when they compete against their counterparts in the continent.
Comprehensive U-18 list
Comprehensive U-20 List