By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna
The Coach Felix Academic and Sports Foundation (CFASF) athletes that competed at the just concluded Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) Region II Championships held in Zaria, have been congratulated for making NIgeria proud.
CFASF athletes were received in Kaduna after a successful outing for Nigeria at the CAA Region II Championships where Temitope Olusesan clinched a gold medal in the women’s 4x100m final.
While receiving them, Founder/CEO Micromanna Computers Limited, Mr Chima Nnaedozie and Managing Director of Manna Kiddies Academy, Mrs Chima Nnaedozie congratulated the athletes and the coaching crew for making them and Nigeria proud.
They said, “We are delighted to have you with us. We extend our good wishes on behalf of the management.”
In his remarks, Founder of CFASF, Coach Felix Oseibe praised the MicroManna family for believing in the team.
“CFASF appreciates you for trusting us on our success journey! Satisfying your needs is our mission. We are eternally grateful,” he said.
In an interview with newsmen, Abdulhakim Idris, World Athletics Youngest Certified and Licensed Coach, expressed appreciation to all who supported the team morally, financially and spiritually.
“Alhamdulillah (Praise be to God).Allow me to express my special “thank you” from my heart to you all that contributed to I and my teammates at the just concluded National Selections trials, Confederation of African Athletics under 20/Senior Championship and the Zaria Grand Prix held at the ABU Sports Complex, Kaduna from 26th to 31st of May 2021.
“Coach Felix, am very grateful for the opportunities you have given me. I am honored with your trust and confidence. Thank you for the support. Temitope I am proud of you for giving me my first International medal. Congratulations!
“Congratulations to all the grassroots coaches in Kaduna and North for a brilliant performance at the competition. Your hard work will never go invade,” he said.
To all athletes that made the team Nigeria and those yet to make impact, he said, “congratulations and others that are yet to, surely your time will come (by God grace).
“Thank to Mr. & Mrs. Onikeku for your parental role they has been playing on me. I appreciate you for trusting me on my success journey!. I am eternally grateful.
“Lastly, Mr Sunday Omotayo Adeleye and Hon. Ibrahim Gausu, thank for bringing this competition to Zaria, Kaduna and giving opportunity to the young ones.
“You may think we haven’t noticed your helping hands, but I want to let you know that everyone is watching your positive vibes. Everyone is highly motivated. Thank you for the support. Mashallah (God has willed it).”