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Track Club

IMG_20141028_154252 At the very core of Making of Champions is the firm belief that Nigeria can become the No. 1 Track & Field nation in the world within 5 years, As such, we are launching Nigeria's first professional Track Club in January 2015, to lead the way in the revival of Naija Athletics! Our immediate goal is to train Athletes to a world-class level here in Nigeria, to ensure that we are competitive again at the next Olympics in 2016 (Project Rio), on the way to becoming a dominant force in World Athletics by the 2020 Olympics (Project Tokyo)! Read More...


image In late 2012, independent filmmaker Bambo Akani started the journey of making this feature-length documentary after being tired of seeing Nigeria, blessed with so many people of natural athletic ability, return from the London 2012 Olympics with a sum total of ZERO medals – the first time Nigeria had not won an Olympic medal since Seoul ’88. In truth, the decline has been steady since the Sydney 2000 Olympics - we just did not realise it. Read more and view snippets from the film…

Top Sprinter

image Nigeria’s immense potential in Track & Field is not in question – it’s never been in question. Now it’s time to do something about it. Top Sprinter is a reality TV show designed to unearth Nigeria’s raw talent in Sprinting and train them up IN Nigeria to become world class athletes that will win medals for Nigeria on the global stage, starting with the World Youth Championships and World Championships in 2015, and culminating in the biggest stage of all, the Olympics in 2016! Can Nigeria return to wining ways at the Olympics? Read More...

TV & Radio

image Making of Champions has been featured on several live TV and Radio shows in Nigeria and Jamaica over the last 2 years, through the appearances of MoC Founder Bambo Akani on these shows to discuss the Making of Champions: “The History” documentary he directed and produced, and as a Nigerian Athletics Analyst commenting on the 2013 World Championships and the 2014 Athletics Season! View and listen to TV & Radio appearances…

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MAKING OF CHAMPIONS is a MOVEMENT set up to bring rise to a REVOLUTION in Athletics (Track & Field) and other Sports in Nigeria and Africa!

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