Athletic Federation of Nigeria (AFN) secretary general, Maria Worphil has revealed her federation’s preparedness to organise the best mountain race in the world when the seventh edition of the Obudu international mountain race and the third African Nations mountaining running championships hold later this month at the Obudu Ranch Resort in Obudu,Cross River state.
Worphil, a former national handball star said at the weekend in Lagos that the federation, saddled with the technical organisation of the 3-in-1 event has put all logistics in place for another flawless championships.
‘The AFN is ready to organise the best mountain race ever when the seventh edition holds later this month in Obudu.
We have put all the neccessary logistics in place and the federation is blessed with men and women who can hold their own in terms of the technical organisation of events of the magnitude of Obudu mountain race’,says Worphil who was recently elected into the women’s committee of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).
Fondly called Maria in athletics circle,the AFN accounting officer pointed to the commendation her federation received from Bruno Gozzellino,the Italian who heads the world governing body for mountain running,the world mountain running association as proof that the AFN is truly ready to host the world again.