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African Games 2023: 358 Athletes to Represent Nigeria in 25 Sports

At the 13th African Games, 358 participants will compete in 25 sports on behalf of Team Nigeria.

The Games will take place in Accra, Ghana from March 8–23.

Based on the split, Team Taekwondo, Wrestling, and Karate each have 14 participants participating in separate sports, while Arm Wrestling has 15 individuals.

Teams in weightlifting and badminton have twelve members, boxing has eleven fighters, judo has ten, and scrabble has eight players.

“Nigeria is competing in 25 sports at the event. Nigerian athletes were accredited at the Delegation Registration Meeting conducted on March 4, ” Tony Nezianya, public relations officer of the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) said in a statement.

THE FULL SPORTS

Arm Wrestling – 15 athletes

Athletics – 50

Badminton – 12

Basketball 3 x 3 – 4 female

Beach Volleyball – 4

Boxing – 11

Chess – 4

Cricket – 15

Cycling – 12

Hockey – 32

Football – 40

Handball – 14

Judo – 10

Karate – 14

Mixed Marrial Arts – 4

Rugby – 16

Scrabble – 8

Swimming – 4

Table Tennis – 10

Taekwondo – 14

Tennis – 8

Triathlon – 4

Volleyball – 24

Weightlifting – 12

Wrestling – 14

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