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AFN unveils brand new kits for athletes



When the track and field events begin at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, the Nigerian athletes will be putting on new attires.

According to a media release, the boss of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) Tonobock Okowa remarked that the unveiling of the attire will see a new era in Nigeria athletics.

‘The AFN is ready to deliver yet again like we did from the Olympics last year when we ended a 13 year wait for a podium finish”

Continuing, he said: ‘From the World indoor championships where we ended a 14-year wait for a medal to the World outdoor championships in Oregon,USA where we produced not just a world champion for the first time in our history but also a world record holder,’

Okowa remarked that he believed getting the athletes to compete in good kits will also spur them to excel.


Kunle Solaja is the author of landmark books on sports and journalism as well as being a multiple award-winning journalist and editor of long standing. He is easily Nigeria’s foremost soccer diarist and Africa's most capped FIFA World Cup journalist, having attended all FIFA World Cup finals from Italia ’90 to Qatar 2022. He was honoured at the Qatar 2022 World Cup by FIFA and AIPS.

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