AFN lists Blessing Okagbare and 45 others for Commonwealth Games in Glasgow!

23 Jun


Double medallist at the Moscow 2013 World Championships, Blessing Okagbare will spearhead Nigeria’s chase for medals at the forthcoming Commonwealth Games billed to hold in Glasgow, Scotland from July 23 to August 3.

 The list was released by the AFN Technical/Commonwealth Games Selection Committee in a meeting that was held immediately after the AFN/CRS All-Nigeria Athletics Championships held in Calabar from 19-21 June 2014.

However some of the under-listed who are yet to hit the required standards in their events have been placed on probation and given a time frame of a maximum of two weeks to meet the set standards or get dropped from the team.

100m/200m/4x100m Women

1. Blessing Okagbare

2. Gloria Asumnu

3. Dominique Duncan

4. Justina Sule

5. Deborah Odeyemi

6. Mariam Bassey

7. Christy Udo



1. Mark Jelks

2. Mozavous Jolomi Edwards

3. Ogho Egwero

4. Seye Ogunlewe

5. Obinna Metu

6. Divine Oduduru

7. Peter Emelize


400m/4x400m Men (Probation)

1. Isah Salihu

2. Noah Akwu

3. Omeiza Akerele

4. Orukpe Erayokan

5. Abiola Onakoya


 800m Women

1. Abiye David. (Probation)


 800m men

1. Sean Obinwa (Probation)


400m/4x400m Women

1. Patience Okon

2. Folashade Abugan

3. Omolara Omotosho

4. Regina George

5. Ada Benjamin

6. Funke Oladoye


100m Hurdles

1. Nicole Denby

2. Ugonna Ndu


 110m Hurdles

1. Tyrone Akins

2. Alex Al-Ameen

3. Martins Ogheriakhi


400m Hurdles Women

1. Amaka Ogoegbunam


400m Hurdles Men

1. Christian Amaechi Morton

2. Rilwan Alowonle (Probation)


Long Jump Women

1. Blessing Okagbare

2. Ese Brume


 Long Jump Men

1. Samson Idiata

2. Suleiman Hammed


1500m Men

1. Soudi Hamajan


Triple Jump Men

1. Tosin Oke

2. Olumide Olamigoke


 Shot Put women

1. Nwaneka Okwelogu


Discus Women

1. Chinwe Okoro


 Shot Put/Discus Men

1. Stephen Mozia


Hammer Women

1. Queen Obisesan (Probation)


Javelin Men

1. Kenechukwu Ejeofor


2 Responses to “AFN lists Blessing Okagbare and 45 others for Commonwealth Games in Glasgow!”


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