The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has concluded arrangements to host an All-Comers Championship today at the Yaba College of Technology in Lagos.
Head of Media for the AFN, Olukayode Thomas, said in a press statement that the All-Comers event are 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, 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.
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 today’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.