Here is the official invitation for the CAA U-18 and U-20 Trials billed to hold in Ilaro, Ogun State, from March 7th to 10th.

According to the letter signed by Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) Secretary Elijah Ademu, athletes are expected to arrive on the 7th, while accreditation is supposed to hold on the same day.

The competition proper will take place on the 8th and 9th, while departure will be on the 10th. It also states that accommodation will be provided for athletes and officials by the meet organisers.

The event will be used to select athletes that will represent Nigeria at the CAA U-18 and U-20 Championships holding in Cote d’Ivoire from April 16th to 20th, and is being organised by Alpha Athletic Club in collaboration with the AFN.

Entries from state associations and clubs are to be submitted on or before March 4th, 2019.

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Yemi Olus is a Senior Sports Writer and Editor at Making of Champions. She has a bias for Athletics and was previously a Sports Reporter at the National Mirror, where she hosted a weekly column ‘On the Track with Yemi Olus’ for over two years. A self-acclaimed ‘athletics junkie’, she has covered national and international events live, such as the National Sports Festival and the African Athletics Championships, and has also freelanced for the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN).


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