Team Nigeria departs for 2018 Youth Olympics in Argentina

A total of 17 athletes and 18 officials have departed Abuja for Argentina ahead of the 2018 Youth Olympics slated for October 6 to October 18.

The athletes include five athletics, two badminton, two table tennis, two rowing and canoeing, two wrestlers, two golfers and two boxers.

Bidding the team farewell at the Abuja National Stadium, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Youths and Sports, Olusade Adesola, urged them to go for the best and compete clean to make the country proud.

Nigeria will participate in eight sports, while the second batch of the team would depart on October 10.



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