The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) 3rd Golden League began at the Main Bowl of the Abuja National Stadium on Friday.

The two-day event, which is scheduled to run between Friday and Saturday features: discus, heptathlon, decathlon, pole vault, hammer, steeple chase and triple jump.

Other events are: 4x400m (men and women), 4x100m (men and women), 800m (men and women), 400m (men and woman), 200m (men and women), 100m (men and women), 10,000m (men) and 5000m (women)..

The AFN had conducted the league in Kaduna on Dec. 1 and 2, 2017, while Port Harcourt, Rivers, was the venue for the second edition on Jan. 27 and 28, 2018.

The Golden League will serve as a dress rehearsal for most of the athletes heading to next month's Commonwealth Games. 

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