Team Nigeria’s 573-man contingent to the 11th All-Africa Games in Brazzaville, Congo, on Monday, departed Nigeria from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, in Abuja.
Present at the airport to bid the contingent farewell were the Director General, National Sports Commission, Mallam Alhassan Yakmut, some federation presidents and Nigeria Football Federation General Secretary, Mohammed Sanusi.
The All-Africa Games contingent consisted of men and women athletes in 21 sports, as well as technical and administrative officials, including players of the U-23 Eagles and the Super Falcons.
Meanwhile, some of the sports Team Nigeria is expected to take part in at the All Africa Games include athletics, boxing, football, table-tennis, basketball, wrestling, weightlifting amongst others.Watch The Premier League Live!! with EXPRESSVPN the #1 Trusted Name in VPN