World Athletics, CAA: Only Gusau Can Send Entries For World Relays In Poland
Hope is not over for Nigeria’s participation in the upcoming 2021 World Athletics Relays billed to hold in Silesia, Poland from April 26 to May 2,2021 following the condition given by officials of the African Athletics (CAA) and World Athletics (WA) on Tuesday in Abuja.
A source told our correspondent on Tuesday during a crucial meeting between officials of CAA and WA with warring factions of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN). The source added that it is only the recognised president of the AFN that can send entries to the event. When probed further, the source added that officials from the World and Continental bodies made it clear that without prejudice to the various court’s rulings, Ibrahim Shehu Gusau remains the president of the AFN.
“The Officials gave us (Nigeria) hope to send entries for the World Relays in Poland but with a caveat that only the recognised president of AFN that can send entries. Again, they made it clear that it is