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2022 C’wealth Games: Athletes to resume closed camping July 9

As part of preparation for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has concluded arrangements for closed camping of athletes.

Athletes from the following federations Athletics, Boxing, Judo, Para Athletics, Para Powerlifting, Para Table Tennis, Table Tennis, Weightlifting and Wrestling will open camp from July 9, 2022 till the commencement of the Games.

The athletes will be camped in Abuja, Lagos and Yenagoa.

The 2022 Commonwealth Games known as Birmingham 2022 is scheduled to be held in Birmingham, England from July 28 to August 8.

Meanwhile, the sports ministry has scheduled Friday July 15, to conduct the 2022 National Para Sports Federations elections.

It will be recalled that in March 2022, the boards of seven para sports federations were dissolved by the sports minister, Sunday Dare after the expiration of their four-year tenure on February 27, 2022.

The Federations that were dissolved are: Amputee Football, Para Athletics, Para Powerlifting, Para Soccer, Sitting Volleyball, Para Swimming, and Wheelchair Basketball.

The Ministry has made concerted efforts to design a timeline of activities for the conduct of the elections which includes the constitution of the Electoral and Appeal Committees among others.


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