By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna
After a paucity of competitions this season as a result of the global CoronaVirus pandemic, more Nigerian athletes will this weekend in Asaba, Delta State, have a chance to participate in the ongoing Okowa COVID-19 Athletics meet.
Friday 6th November, 2020, numerous national athletes are set to compete in what will be the first event since March because of the covid-19 pandemic.
Ayomide Oyetunji of Coach Felix Academics and Sports Foundation (CFASF) who will be in Asaba as sole invited athlete from Kaduna been listed in the entry lists of 100m.
Just before the pandemic, Oyetunji started his season with the 100m and 200m running 10.69s and 21.58s respectively at the First AFN Classic meet, Ekiti. He then proceed in picking three Gold medals at the Kaduna state Sports Festival, representing Chikun local government. He will be hoping to improve his performances after several months with no access to track, and some months as well training without a major competition, finally he have one.
“I look forward to running the 100m in Asaba. I am just excited to go out there and give myself a good outing. I am not looking forward to running against anybody or running down anybody. I just want to go there, if I can hit a Personal Best, fine.” Oyetunji said on hoping to improve his 100m performances.