Nigerian athletes, Blessing Okagbare has slam the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) board over it divide house and the inability to cater for the athletes at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics.
Okagbare, via a statement obtained by Akewusolaf.com said;
“I have said it before and I will say it again. If you do not know the sport, not passionate about it/Us (the athletes), then you have no business there as an administrator. The sport system in Nigeria is so flaw and we athletes, are always at the receiving end of the damages.”
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According to the outspoken athletes,the AFN body were busy fighting over power while the various version involve in the brawls forget the core responsibility.
She adde; “They were busy fighting over power, Excercising their pride over puma contract/ kits forgetting their major responsibility “THE ATHLETES”. It’s sad that this cycle keeps repeating its self and some people will come out to say I am arrogant for speaking my truth. It is my CAREER❤”
Meanwhile, the sprint sensation, Blessing Okagbare won her Heats with 11.05s in the Women’s 100m event to earn a place in the Semi-final slated for tomorrow. 🇳🇬
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