Nigeria’s sportsmen and women, will be kitted by the Japanese Government, during the 2016 Olympic Games. Daily post gathered.
President of the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC), Habu Gumel, disclosed this at the closing ceremony of the Volleyball Coaches’ Refresher Course, which was held at the Abuja National Stadium on Monday.
Gumel explained that the Japanese Government, has in the past supported Nigeria with kits at the Olympics.
“They (Japanese government) have accepted to provide kits for our athletes that aretravelling to Rio for the Olympic Games coming up in August,” he said.
“And this is not the first time; when we were going to China (2008), London (2012), I made the requests and they gave them to us at no cost.
“Now, we are going to Rio, I made the request, they are delivering the items by the grace of God sometime in May at our Embassy in Tokyo.
“From there, it will be here so that it can be distributed to our own athletes.”