…As Nigeria hosts African Cycling Championship
Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory, Abuja is set to host the fourth edition of the African Track Cycling Championship.
Nigeria and 14 other countries are expected to participate in the Championship which will take place inside the Velodrome of the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja from Thursday 14th July –
Sunday 17th July, 2022.
Ahead of the Championship, the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, alongside other top ministry officials and the President of the Cycling Federation of Nigeria (CFN), Giandomenico Massari, Wednesday, visited the venue of the event.
He welcomed the officials to the tournament, charging them to put up their best while also assuring of a hitch-free competition. A delegation from the Confederation of African Cycling (CAC) led by its president Dr Mohamed Waguih Azzam later paid a courtesy visit on the Minister.
The participating teams are Burundi, Morocco, South Africa, Egypt, Algeria, Cote D’Ivoire, Togo, Ghana, Burkina Faso, Tunisia, Niger Republic, Bene Republic, Guinea and Botswana and host, Nigeria.