Asaba 2018: AFN drop 33 athletes as 61 get invited to camp

The 2018 African Senior Athletics Championships is less than 12 days away and the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has just released an updated list of 61 athletes and 10 coaches who are to report to camp on Sunday, July 22nd.

Amongst the athletes dropped include 110m hurdler Alex Al-Ameen, 200m sensation Jeremiah Jakpa, Pole Vaulter Bassey Melody, Yika Bantefa, Esther Isa amongst other bright athletes.

While these athletes were dropped, some others were included. They are; Nwoye Augustine and Hammer specialist Baba Ibrahim. National Champion in the 400m hurdles Henry Okorie is still left out on this lean team.  Also from a large 16-man coaching crew, only 10 coaches are left.

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