2021 Youth Games: Our target is to recruit the best athletes to represent Nigeria in the bigger event- AFN President, Tonobok Okowa.

    By Ogo Clarkson

    President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, AFN, Chief Tonobok Okowa has emphasized that the focus for the 2021 Ilori Youth Games is to recruit the best athletes to replace the older ones in bigger events.

    Tonobok point that catching them young is the way to prepare early ahead of the Africa Athletics Championship that is fast approach by 2022, the Nation Sports Festival and even the Olympics.

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    ” There is need to improve from the just-concluded Olympic games and the Africa Championship in Kenya”.

    He stated that there will be much improvement in Athletes generally.

    Tonobok who doubles as the Chairman of Delta state sports Commission, DSSC, also commended Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa for the support to sports development in Nigeria especially Delta state ahead of the national youth games.

    The Nation youth games is billed to commence October 10th to 29th in Kwara state.


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