The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has announced a list of 594 ineligible athletes for the 2010 National Sports Festival.
Athletics Africa.Com reported that the athletes were barred from competing in this year’s edition because they had taken part in more than one previous festivals, as well as represented the country in various past internationals and championships.
The national sports festivals is now a purely developmental event to unearth new talents.
The 17th edition of the Festival due to hold in Port Harcourt, Rivers State in November this year, has been postponed to February 24th to March 6th, 2011.
See below the list of the barred athletes:
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