Nigeria Olympic Committee
Nigeria Olympic Committee

The Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) said on Tuesday, that plans were in the pipeline to ensure the country excels at the 2015 All Africa Games and the 2016 Olympics.

 Nigeria Olympic Committee
Nigeria Olympic Committee

Habu?Gumel, President of the?NOC?told newsmenafter the executive committee?s meeting?on Tuesday.He said that the various federations have been instructed on what to do.NAN reports that the 2015 All Africa Games is scheduled for CongoBrazzaville between?Sept. 4 and Sept. 19.Meanwhile the 2016 Olympics will take place in Rio?de?Janeiro Brazil fromAug. 5 to Aug. 21.
Gumel?said efforts were been made to ensure funds were released on timefor the preparation of athletes for the various competitions.“We have the All African Games coming up this year as well as the 2016Olympics Games in Rio?de?Janeiro Brazil.

“These are some of the issues we discussed and we are working to ensurethat athletes resume camping early.?Most of the athletes have started training on their own through thevarious sports federations.
“There are so many other things which we discussed,???Gumel?said.According to him, the Minister of Sports, Tammy?Danagogo?will be briefedon their plans and resolutions for the various competitions beforeannouncing it to the public.
He said effort would also be geared toward ensuring that the countrysurpassed its previous record at the 2011 All Africa Games in Maputo andthe London 2012 Olympics


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