• Okagbare, Ogunlewe top Rio 2016 athletics list

    Okagbare, Ogunlewe top Rio 2016 athletics list

     

    Athletics Federation of Nigeria yesterday released the names of the athletes selected to represent the country at the Rio 2016 Olympics even as there was no sign the Sports ministry, is ready to provide funds to transport and keep the Nigerian team in Brazil.

    Blessing Okgbare who did 11.02 seconds and Seye Ogunlewe whose 10.15 seconds earned him a back to back win of the trials, topped the list of 35 athletes picked at the Olympic trials in Sapele, Delta State […]

  • Nigeria’s Olympic team leaves for USA next week

    Nigeria’s Olympic team leaves for USA next week

    The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has confirmed that the country’s team for the 2016 Olympic Games, will leave for their final training camp in the USA next week.

    Before then, Samson Siasia’s men are expected to play the U-23 national team of Mexico in Mexico on July 2.

    The game will be played in Aguascalientes Stadium, home ground of newly promoted top tier club, Necaxa FC.

    In the US, the team will take on Charleston Battery FC in Atlanta on July 16.

    A game […]