Lagos - The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) have
concluded arrangements to host an All-Comers Championship on Wednesday at the
Yaba College of Technology in Lagos.
Olukayode Thomas, Head of Media for the AFN said in a press
statement that the All-Comers event is expected to be keenly contested as it
will be used to select athletes that would participate in the Federations’
Golden League Meetings which would start off in earnest.
“The Federation will be having it’s All-Comers event at Yaba
Tech on Wednesday (today), we will be selecting the best athletes from the
All-Comers to participate in the Golden League, while the best athletes from
the Golden League will form our team to the African Championships in South
Africa next month” Mr. Thomas stated.
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Already, athletes across the country, especially those based
in Lagos are eager to get on for the season as demonstrated in keen contest
witnessed in the recently held Track and Field Coaches Association of Nigeria
(TAFCAN) Meet at the National Stadium in Surulere.
Activities at Wednesday's All Comers championships which is
the maiden event of the year from the AFN is billed to commence by 8.am and
expectations are high for a spectacular show at the Yaba Tech Sports complex.
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