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Nigerian athletes boon from WA funds

Published by on June 26th, 2020.


Two Nigerian track and area athletes have benefitted from the World Athletics and the International Athletics Foundation ’ s welfare fund .
This became disclosed through the Athletics Federation of Nigeria in a press launch signed by using the Director – General , Siminialayi Pepple, in a press launch on Thursday . The AFN however failed to call the athletes .
“Seven of our 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games bound athletes certified for the grant primarily based on the guidelines released by the WA in its round of May 2020 .
“ We kept in contact with the WA thru the Confederation of African Athletics and on May 31, the WA launched a circular announcing that 193 athletes from 58 member federations had been approved for the ‘ one time grant ’ .
“ Of this number, the AFN is pleased to inform that two of our athletes were contacted by way of the WA to inform them of the success of their packages and the similarly essential steps leading up to the release of the grants, ” the AFN stated .
WA and the IAF had put the finances in place to cushion the effect of the coronavirus pandemic on athletes who’ve met the entry standard and qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The WA said athletes might be entitled to a maximum of $ 4 , 000 support consistent with athlete.
Saturday PUNCH had in advance said that Usheoritse Itsekiri and Chukwuebuka Enekwechi applied for the World Athletics and the International Athletics Foundation ’ s $ 500 , 000 welfare fund .
Pepple on Thursday , however , said the WA did not reveal the names of the athletes picked to the AFN .
“ WA has no longer announced names. They have contacted athletes, ” he said .

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