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Team Nigeria’s roster for Paris Olympics announced by Athletics Federation of Nigeria

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has unveiled a formidable list of athletes set to represent the country at the upcoming Paris Olympics.

Among the top athletes for the women’s events are:

  • Tobi Amusan: Renowned for her prowess in hurdles, Amusan is one of Nigeria’s brightest medal prospects.
  • Favour Ofili: A standout in sprints, Ofili will add significant strength to the team.

The men’s roster boasts several notable athletes:

  • Godson Brume: Known for his speed and agility in track events.
  • Favour Ashe: Another sprinter expected to make an impact.
  • Chidi Okezie: A versatile athlete contributing to Nigeria’s track and field events.

Team Nigeria will compete in a total of nine events across both the men’s and women’s categories, including the Mixed 4x400m relay. This diverse participation underscores the depth and versatility of the Nigerian athletics team.

With a strong lineup featuring both seasoned athletes and promising newcomers, Team Nigeria is poised to make a significant impact at the Paris Olympics. The AFN’s selection reflects a strategic focus on leveraging the country’s top talents to achieve success on the global stage.

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