by way of George Aluo
Director of the university of Port Harcourt IAAF/CAA excessive performance Centre, Prof Ken Anugweje says the centre desires expatriate coaches, especially these from Cuba and japanese Europe.
Anugweje whose centre played host to the Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) boss, Hammed Kalkaba early this week entreated the President of the African athletics governing physique to help in attracting the coaches to the centre.
“we’d like coaches from Cuba and jap Europe and our enchantment is for CAA to assist us entice these coaches,” Anugweje told Kalkaba and his crew.
Kalkaba had throughout the seek advice from mentioned CAA would now not only aid the college in the area of coaches however be sure that the Athletics high performance middle turns into some of the absolute best in the world quickly.
Tracing the foundation of the center to 2013, Kalkaba recollected that Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) President, Solomon Ogba, introduced former IAAF President, Lamine Diack, to the college of Port Harcourt where he used to be conferred with a honourary doctor of philosophy stage.
mentioned Kalkaba: “we all supported Ogba’s idea and as of late it is now a reality.’’
Kalkaba argued that African athletes have all they wish to excel in Africa and don’t want to go back and forth abroad to coach or change nationalities sooner than they are able to transform one of the best on the earth.
“we will reinforce this excessive efficiency Centre to turn into some of the very best in the world,” Kalkaba mentioned.
Anthony Ibe, the deputy Vice Chancellor, who received Kalkaba and his entourage on behalf of the Vice Chancellor, thanked CAA for choosing to companion with the university of Port Harcourt.
Ibe stated it could actually were another metropolis or college. He stressed out that having a good center has a large number of advantages which Nigeria would take advantage of to excel in athletics.
AFN President, Solomon Ogba, thanked the college for being a just right host and contributing in so many easy methods to the advance of the center, particularly in the house of manpower.