Lagos - Blessing Okagbare, Nigerian sprint queen, has told Nigeria that she will not be available for the All Africa Games set to take place in Brazzaville, Congo.
Okagbare was Nigeria’s hope to get at least one medal at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing last week.
However, even though she made it to the finals of the 100m sprint, she failed to get a medal and ended up in last place with Shelley-Ann Fraser-Pryce getting the gold medal.
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Secretary General of AFN, Olumide Bamiduro, confirmed that she will not partake at the AAG but could not confirm her whereabouts, assuming that she returned to her resident home in the United States.
"Yes, she told us she won’t be available for the All Africa Games in Congo," Bamiduro told the Guardian.
"I don’t know her whereabout at the moment because she did not travel with us from Beijing to Nigeria. I am sure she must have returned to her base in the United"For the latest on national news, politics, sport, entertainment and more follow us on Twitter and like our Facebook page.