No less than 125 athletes and officials from across Nigeria are expected to storm the country’s capital, Abuja, for the second edition of the Nigerian Archery Federation National Open Championship which kicks off today at Package B from MKO Abiola Stadium, Abuja.

The all-important championship is designed to select athletes (archers) who will represent Nigeria at major continental and international archery events.

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According to the organizers, the event, which is to be held from Monday June 21 to 26, 2021, will see athletes from states, clubs and affiliated institutions such as the police, army, navy, army of the l ‘air, immigration, corrections, road Security and civil defense fight in their desire to be part of the Nigerian archery team,

“It will be recalled that the current Federation Board of Directors is committed to spreading archery throughout the country and, true to this, the Federation has so far trained and nurtured archery athletes. archery at an appreciable level.

“The current event is expected to attract approximately 125 athletes and officials from states, clubs and affiliated institutions,” organizers said in a statement made available to LEADERSHIP Sports.