A statement by the AFN Technical Committee signed by the Technical Director, Navy Commodore Omatseye Nesiama, indicated that the 2013 Golden League will be performance-based and released the following rules to govern the event.
The first four in each of the above events shall automatically qualify for the next leg of the Golden League while the remaining four will qualify from the all comers’ events which shall be held in the morning of every event day.
The Golden League shall be on point scoring system 1st – 6th position shall score as follows:
10 points shall be awarded to any athlete that achieve the IAAF World Championships ‘A’ Standard and any new National Record set shall attract 20 points.
According to Nesiama: "unlike what was obtainable in the past, athletes must achieve a minimum of 1050 points on the IAAF Scoring table before qualifying for any form of financial reward."
"All participating athletes must compete in their State or Club approved uniform especially in the relays," he added.
Nesiama also noted that there will be random dope test in any of the Golden League venue, as decided by the Technical and Anti-Doping committees of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria.
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