Habu Ahmed Gumel, the president of the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC), is confident that the athletes who will compete for Nigeria at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham in 2022 would uphold the country’s honor. From July 28 to August 8, 2022, the Games will take place.
Gumel added that all essential preparations had been taken to guarantee that the travel documents for the journey to the United Kingdom were in order during this year’s Olympic Day Celebration, which was held at the National Stadium in Lagos.
Athletes are training not just for the Birmingham Games but also for the 2021 Islamic Solidarity Games, which will be held in Konya, Turkey, from August 9 to August 18.
“The athletes are expected to represent Nigeria with honor in Birmingham by giving it their all.
“The athletes are expected to represent Nigeria with honor in Birmingham by giving it their all. Additionally, they are preparing for the Islamic Solidarity Games in addition to the Games in Birmingham.
“All of the athletes that will compete in Birmingham and Konya have already been named. We have made great progress in that area because the athletes are already picking up their visas. We already know which athletes we will be taking to the two competitions.
Since many of our athletes have already completed their biometrics, he said, “We don’t have any problem.”