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Over 4000 athletes register for Uyo leg of the MTN Schools’ Athletics Championships

Over 4000 athletes registers for Uyo leg of the MTN Schools’ Athletics Championships

Registration for the Uyo leg of the MTN Schools’ Athletics Championships exceeded expectations as record-breaking 3958 event entries from 1772 athletes registered by 103 secondary schools and 14 Junior teams, doubling the nearly 1700 event entries received for Benin.

The tournament is organised by Making of Champion (MoC) with technical support from the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) and Nigeria School Sport Federation (NS SF).

With the successful staging of the Benin leg of the championships, the train of the competition moves to Uyo, the Akwa Ibom state capital as the Godswill Akpabio Stadium comes alive for the three-day meet.

Already, 10 outstanding athletes from the Benin meet has qualified for the Abuja grand finale taking place later in the year.
The athletes are expected to arrive on tomorrow for the collection of competition bibs while 10 top athletes will emerge for the grand finale.

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