Friday, August 12, 2022

We’re ready for Africa Cup Track Cycling championship: CFN

Nigeria is hosting the second edition of the championship slated for July 14 to July 17, at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja.

• July 1, 2022
Cycling Federation of Nigeria
Cycling Federation of Nigeria [Photo Credit: www.cfn.ng]

President of the Cycling Federation of Nigeria, Giandomenico Massari, says the CFN is putting finishing touches ahead of the Africa Cup Track Cycling championship.

Massari said in Abuja that the federation was committed to hosting a successful second edition of the Africa Cup Track Cycling championship.

Nigeria is hosting the championship slated for July 14 to July 17, at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja.

He said that the federation had made its final selections of cyclists to represent Nigeria in the tournament in both the juniors and elite categories, and that the technical crew will release names of the participating cyclists.

“Although the cyclists are still in the camp, they have been there since April and will remain in camp until the tournament is over,” he said.

Massari said that 20 countries were invited to participate in the tournament and would undergo camping in Nigeria, organised by the Confederation of Africa Cycling (CAC).

“The camping will start on July 8 to July 13, before the commencement of the championship on July 14. The camp will comprise Nigeria Track cyclists and other cyclists from other participating countries.

“Countries to participate in the camp include South Africa, Zimbabwe, Egypt, Morocco, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Republic of Benin, Guinea, Burundi, Eritrea ,Ethiopia, South Sudan, Uganda among others,” he said.

(NAN)

We have recently deactivated our website's comment provider in favour of other channels of distribution and commentary. We encourage you to join the conversation on our stories via our Facebook, Twitter and other social media pages.

More from Peoples Gazette

Hot news Home top

Femi Kuti says Obidients are zombies

Zombie was the title of a studio album released in 1976 by Fela Anikulapo Kuti, deriding Nigerian soldiers as a bunch of robotic and senseless individuals.

Gavel

Anti-Corruption

Corps member bags two years jail for internet fraud

Justice Ibrahim Yusuf said that Mr Adetuberu, 28, was found guilty of the two-count of cyber-crime preferred against him.

FCT police spokeswoman Josephine Adeh

Abuja

Police intercept 100 bags of cannabis concealed in Dangote truck

Police spokesperson said the dry leaves were concealed beneath fertilizers loaded in a Dangote truck, heading to Abuja from Ondo State.

Labour Party (LP)

Politics

Charles Odigbo named communication head for Peter Obi campaign

Mr Utomi made the announcement at a special announcement session of the media team for the Peter Obi campaign team held in Lagos on Thursday.

Health

U.S. provides Nigeria biorepository laboratory with new facilities

The biorepository laboratory was commissioned in Lagos on ThursThe biorepository laboratory was commissioned in Lagos on Thursday.

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike and Atiku Abubakar

Heading 3

PDP crisis worsens as Wike sues Atiku over 2023 presidential ticket

The Rivers governor has exhibited strained ties with both the party and its 2023 standard-bearer over the outcome of the May 28 national convention and presidential primary.