Nigeria’s team to the forthcoming Confederation of Africa Rugby’s 7s tournament in Zimbabwe have begun camping at the Main Bowl of the National Stadium, Lagos.
According to the Technical Director of the Nigeria Rugby Football Federation, Olatunji Fasimoye, the team which consists 12 players and three officials would be in camp till they depart the country for the competition which will hold between November 29 and 30.
He added that picking the team from the just concluded Independence Sevens tournament has pointed to the immense talents which abound in the local scene.
Fasimoye said, “We are really delighted that we have a bunch of talents that we can pick from locally to represent Nigeria at the fast approaching Africa Rugby Sevens championship.”
NRFF vice president also explained that Bandele Coker, who is the Technical Adviser of the NRFF, is still in charge of the team.
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