The President of Nigeria Weightlifting Federation, NWF, Yahaya Mohammed, on Friday in Abuja said the federation’s athletes would participate in the Youth Weightlifting Championship/2020 Olympics qualifiers in December.
Mohammed said that the qualifiers would hold at Doha in Qatar from December 19th to 23rd.
The Federation’s President said there would be an open trial for the athletes in the second week of November in Abuja, ahead of the competition in Qatar.
Mohammed assured that the federation would provide all the necessary material and financial requirements to encourage the athletes to perform well in the competition and book tickets for the Olympics.
The 2020 Summer Olympics, known as Tokyo 2020, is an international multi-sports event and scheduled to take place from July 24th to August 9th of 2020.