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NOC strategises for All African Games, 2016 Olympics

The Nigeria  Olympic Committee (NOC) has disclosed that plans were under way to ensure the country excels at the 2015 All Africa Games and the 2016 Olympics.

Habu Gumel, President of the NOC  said after the executive committee’s meeting on Tuesday.

He said that the various federations have been instructed on what to do. NAN reports that the 2015 All Africa Games is scheduled for Congo Brazzaville between Sept. 4 and Sept. 19.

Meanwhile the 2016 Olympics will take place in Rio de Janeiro Brazil
from Aug. 5 to Aug. 21. Gumel said efforts were been made to ensure funds were released on time for the preparation of athletes for the various competitions. “We have the All African Games coming up this year as well as the 2016 Olympics Games in Rio de Janeiro Brazil.


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