Athletics: AFN Golden League Gets Slight Shift
The Second Leg of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) Golden League Meet initially billed to hold from Friday to Saturday, January 26th to 27th in Port Harcourt, has now been moved by a day due to some 'technical hitches'.
According to AFN Secretary Amaechi Akawo, the competition will now hold on Saturday and Sunday, January 27th to 28th at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium in Port Harcourt.
Akawo said the move was necessary in order to finalize arrangements.
AFN Technical Director, Sunday Adeleye apologized for the change in date, which is definitely bound take its toll on the athletes.
Adeleye in an exclusive chat with Bounce Sports remains very optimistic that the Golden League Meet in Port Harcourt will be successful.
He said: The Second Leg of the Golden League is definitely going to be more impressive and interesting. We have a lot of athletes that have been preparing and are ready to come out now, we are hoping to see them come out and do well."
"We believe in them; most of the bigger athletes want to start coming out now so we expect good and fast time particularly from those that have been in the camp all this while." He said
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