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The Nigeria Archery Federation staged General Congress, Entry Level training and Catch them young program

The Nigeria Archery Federation in her bid to take the Sport to the next level in accordance with international standard organized a week of activities which comprises of Archery Entry Level for Athletes , Coaches and Official , the 2019 General Congress and a catch them young session .

The Entry level training recorded over one hundred and four Sport Men and Women from ten states of the federation. The Nigeria Army, Navy, Air force , Police , The Immigration Service , Road Safety Commission , The Nigeria Prisons Services and Civil Defense were all in attendances .

Niger State, Imo, Kogi, Plateau, Oyo, Kwara, Benue, Ogun, Zamfara and the FCT completed the number of State at the one week events.

In the demonstration match, The Police, Armed Force and The defense Team were the leading team after several rounds of accurate shots on target.

Dignitaries at the Events includes the President of Nigeria Olympic Committee, Engr. Habu Gumel, NOC Vice President, Barrister Francis Orbih and the President of Archery,

Making a remark on the event is the President of the Federation, Mohammed Baba Abdullahi, he commended the participants expressing his delight and surprise at the massive turn out and enthusiasm shown by the participants.

During the General Congress, the Board members officially rectified and adopted the Constitution of the Federation in accordance with global practice.

The events was rounded up with the catch them young session in which students from a private school in Garki participated in the Catch them young Workshop.

Engr Gumel encouraged the pupils for showing the desire for the sports and to be a good ambassador of the Sport.

The main event is expected to take place in April will witness a higher level of training while more participants will be excepted.

Mudashiru Shittu.


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