The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) will hold a Coaches' Forum/Clinic for all active and practicing coaches in Nigeria from Thursday 18th - Saturday 20th October 2012 at the National Institute for Sports (NIS) Multi-Purpose Hall, Surulere in Lagos.
The theme of the forum/clinic is 'Re-Equiping Nigerian Coaches for Enhanced Elite Performance' to be led by Nigeria-born UK Athletics Coach Michael Afilaka (the coach of UK teenage sprinter and World Junior 100m champion, Adam Gemili) and IAAF Instructor Rotimi Obajimi.
A media release signed by the Secretary General of AFN, Maria Worphill stated: "This is in order to update and refresh coaches in the country and to incorporate them in the effort the Federation is making to take athletics to greater heights.
"In view of this, I am directed to invite three practicing coaches per State Athletics Association and one coach per athletics club/Military and Para Military/ Schools and Higher Institutions in Nigeria to participate at this forum."
Daily Programme of Events:
Arrival: 17th October 2012
Departure: 21" October 2012
All participants are expected to arrive a day prior to the commencement of the coaching clinic, and must forward their intention to participate to the AFN secretariat not later than Sunday 14th October 2012.
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