All African Games: Team Nigeria Resumes Camp February 15th


Team Nigeria’s contingent to the 2024 African Games will open camp on February 15, 2024, in five states across the Federation, as preparation hits second gear for the Games, which will take place in Accra, Ghana from 8th to 23rd March, 2024.

Nigeria will participate in 25 sports, with eight serving as Olympic qualifiers including athletics, badminton, cycling, swimming, table tennis, triathlon, and wrestling. Additionally, the country will compete in 15 non-Olympic qualifying sports such as arm wrestling, basketball (3×3), beach volleyball, boxing, chess, cricket, football, and handball. Furthermore, two sports, mixed martial arts, and scrabble, will be demonstrated by Nigerian athletes.

The camping sites have been designated in Abuja, Lagos, Ibadan, Gombe, and Bayelsa. Abuja will accommodate athletes participating in athletics, arm wrestling, badminton, basketball, football, hockey, rugby, swimming, taekwondo, tennis, weightlifting, and volleyball.

Lagos will serve as the camp site for beach volleyball, cricket, handball, table tennis, mixed martial arts, and triathlon. Ibadan will host boxing, chess, scrabble, judo, and karate. Bayelsa will cater to the wrestling team, while Gombe will provide facilities for the cycling team.