Engineer Habu Gumel, President, Nigeria Olympic Committee, NOC, has expressed confidence in the ability of Nigeria topping the overall medals table at the end of the 12th Africa Games, Rabat, Morocco.
Speaking during the welcome ceremony of Nigeria’s contingents to the Games Village, Gumel charged the athletes to be of behavio and good ambassadors of the country, while thanking the government of Morocco for welcoming the team, stating that Nigeria has a good working relationship with the Moroccan government, assuring that Nigeria is here to win the games and win it clean.
"We are here to win the games, as you can see Morocco is our home, definitely we will win but stressed that every athletes must stay away from what can tarnish the image of the country, Gumel, the international Olympic member concluded".
The Nigeria contingent were admitted to the games village in a colourful ceremony today in Rabat, Morocco.
The contingent about 300 hundred in number were welcome by Youssef Oliewzar, the Mayor of the African Games Village.
He thanked the Nigerian government for releasing the athletes to participate in the games and welcome everyone as the country green-white-green was hoisted.