Olympic qualifiers: NRFF to Camp Black Stallions in UK


NIgeria Rugby Football Federation will camp the senior men national team fondly called Black stallions in the United Kingdom

The black stallions are to participate in Rugby Afrique Olympic qualifiers slated for Mauritius on June 24 & 25,2023.

Speaking ahead of the preparation,the President NRFF,Dr Ademola Are said the first phase of camping has kicked off

‘we have started the first phase of camping for player based in UK and some other parts of Europe,we hope to use that to select some good players that will later join the home lads for next phase of camping before the final team will be selected ‘

‘Our target is to qualify for the Olympic and if we can have the bulk of our players playing outside the shores of this country turning up for the camp then we stand a good chance of picking the ticket’ .’he said

Nigeria Is placed in pool A with Ghana,Burundi and Dr Congo, other countries participating in the qualifiers are Mauritius,Cote d’ ivoire , Botswana,Cameroon , Algeria,Lesotho ,Senegal and Egypt.


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