Blessing Okagbare won a sprint double (100m and 200m) and a silver medal in the women’s 4x100m at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Photo credit: Yomi Omogbeja

After a commendable outing at the just concluded 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Nigerian athletes will shift attention to the 19th African Senior Athletics Championships taking place from August 10 to 14 in Marrakech, Morocco.

As expected, newly-crowned Commonwealth Games sprint double champion, , will lead the Nigerian team comprising 30 athletes (16 women and 14 men) to the 2014 African championships in Marrakech.

Okagbare, who set a new Commonwealth Games women’s 100m record of 10.85 secs in Glasgow, will compete in the 100m, 200m and the 4x100m.

Also listed for the women’s 100m, 200, and the 4x100m in Marrakesh are: , Lawretta Ozoh, Dominique Duncan, Deborah Odeyemi, Justina Sule and Weyinmi Lindsay.

Nigerian women's team of Gloria Asumnu, Blessing Okagbare, Dominique Duncan and Lawretta Ozoh, won the silver medal in 4x100m relay at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Photo credit: Yomi Omogbeja

Nigerian women’s team of Gloria Asumnu, Blessing Okagbare, Dominique Duncan and Lawretta Ozoh, won the silver medal in 4x100m relay at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Photo credit: Yomi Omogbeja

The full Nigeria team to CAA

Events  Women
100m Blessing Okagbare
Gloria Asumnu
Lawretta Ozoh
200m Blessing Okagbare
Gloria Asumnu
Dominique Duncan
4 x 100m Blessing Okagbare
Gloria Asumnu
Dominique Duncan
Deborah Odeyemi
400m Folashade Abugan
Omolara Omothoso
Patience George Okon
400m/4x400m
Folashade Abugan
Omolara Omotosho
Patience George
Ada Benjamin
Funke Oladoye
100m hurdles
Nichole Denby
Weyinmi Lindsay Lindley
400m hurdles
Amaka Ogoegbunam
Kemi Francis
800m David Abiye
Long jump
Ese Brume
Amadi Chinazom
Triple Jump
Blessing Ibrahim
Shot Put/Discus
Nwanneka Okwelogu
Chinwe Okoro
Race walk Faustina Oguh
 Events Men
100m
Mark Jelks
Mozavous Edwards
Ogho-Oghene Egwero
200m
Divine Oduduru
Mark Jelks
Seye Ogunlewe
4 x 100m Mark Jelks
Mozavous Edwards
Ogho-Oghene Egwero
Divine Oduduru
Seye Ogunlewe
400m
Robert Simmons
Orukpe Erayokan
Akerele Omezie
4 x 400m Robert Simmons
Orukpe Erayokan
Akerele Omezie
Noah Akwu
110m hurdles
Tyron Akins
Alex Al-Ameen
400m hurdles
Amaechi Morton
Miles Ukaoma
Triple Jump
Tosin Oke
Olumide Olamigoke
Long Jump
Samson Idiata
Shot put/discus
Augustine Nwoye
Race Walk Elegbede
 Events Coaches
Sprints Gabriel Okon
Jumps Yussuf Alli
Throws Gabriel Opuana
Shot sprints Daniel Estebiminor
Hurdles Gad Onumeagbu
Seigha Porbeni
Adebayo Bada
 AFN Officials
President Evang. Solomon Ogba
Technical Director Cdre Omatseye Nesiama
Dr Kenneth Anugweje
Kayode Thomas
Falilat Ogunkoya
Secretary General Bamiduro Olumide
Physio Ekundayo Ogunkunle
Masseu John Ologunoba