• No plan to drop Okagbare from Rio Olympics team – AFN

    No plan to drop Okagbare from Rio Olympics team – AFN

    The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has said it has no plan to drop Commonwealth track queen, Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguenor, from the Rio Olympics team following her failure to join Team Nigeria to the just concluded CAA African Senior Athletics Championships in Durban, South Africa.

    Nigeria finished third on the medals’ table in Durban behind South Africa and Kenya as against her second position in Morocco two years ago.

    Okagbare and some key Nigerian athletes did not make the trip to Durban, fuelling […]