Lagos - The Athletic Federation of Nigeria (AFN) said it
would focus on selecting athletes with potential to win medals at the 2014
Glasgow Commonwealth Games.
This is contained in a statement signed by Omatseye Nesiama,
the AFN Technical Director, and made available to newsmen in Lagos.
“We are going to focus on medal potential athletes in our
process of team selection," he said.
Nesiama said that the federation had set standards for the
athletes to meet in order to be part of the team.
“The standards set are for athletes to qualify for inclusion
into the last phase of selection for the Commonwealth Games team.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that athletes are
currently in camp in Abuja in preparation for the Games scheduled to hold from
July 23 to Aug. 3 in Scotland.