President of Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) Evang. Solomon Ogba will lead the Nigerian track and field team to Mt.Sac Relays in Walnut, California, USA.
Tagged ‘the meet where the world best compete’ the Mt. Sac Relays is part of the AFN build up for the IAAF World Relays in Bahamas next month and the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland in July.
The meet starts on Thursday with the nation’s best and captain of Team Nigeria track and field team, Blessing Okagbare among those that will represent Nigeria. Okagbare, a double world champion medalist is likely to compete in the individual event and also anchor the 4x100m women relay team.
Gloria Asumnu who made the final of the 60m at the Sopot 2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships is also in the team. Obinna Metu who won the 100m over the weekend at the Abuja Golden League is also in Walnut.
Ditto Amaechi Morton whose blistering anchor ensured the Nigeria 4x400m quartet set a new Africa record at the Sopot 2014 World Indoor.