The Nigeria Weightlifting Federation (NWF), has disclosed that it has selected five Weightlifters to represent Nigeria at the 6th International Qatar Weightlifting Cup slated for between Dec. 19 and Dec. 24 in Doha.
NWF Technical Director, Christopher Nwadei, disclosed this while speaking with newsmen on Thursday in Abuja.
Nwadei said that the competition was one of the qualifiers for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.
He said the lifters were-Augustina Nwaokolo 49 kg, Adenike Olarinoye 55 kg, Rafiatu Folashade Lawal 59 kg, Fatima Musa 76 kg and Emmanuel Appah 61 kg.
Nwadei said the lifters had been in camp at the Moshood Abiola Stadium since the beginning of December in preparation for the tournament promising to make the country proud at the event.
The Technical Director said that the team would depart Nigeria on Dec.18 to Qatar for the tournament.