The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), has fixed April 29th and 30th as the starting date of the
2011 Chief of Naval Staff/AFN Golden League.
According to the Secretary of the AFN, Maria Wophill (Mrs.) the first leg will take place in Abuja with the second and third leg taking place in Kaduna and Lagos State respectively in May 6th -7th and 20th 21st while the final leg will take place in Warri on the 3rd and 4th of June.
It would be recalled that the 1st AFN All Comers championship which was held at the Gateway stadium in Shagamu and the Ijebu Ode stadium also in Ogun State on the 18th and 19th March was the first leg of the 2011 Golden League which was use as qualification for athletes.
The 2011 edition prize money has been increased to 2million.
Below is the AFN 2011 program as released by the federation on Friday.
ATHLETICS FEDERATION OF NIGERIA'S MAJOR ATHLETICS EVENTS FOR 2011
Dates Events State Country
Affiliations/Registration of Clubs
18th - 19th 10km Road Race/All Nigeria All Comers Ibadan Nigeria
25th - 26th Sonny Odogwu U-16 National Championships TBD Nigeria
6th 1st African Cross Country Championships Cape Town SouthAfrica
TBD 5km Road Race (Schools) TBD Nigeria
16th - 26th NUGA Games, UNIBEN Edo Nigeria
18th - 19th All Nigeria All Comers/ Golden League Ijebu-Ode Nigeria
TBD 5km Road Race TBD Nigeria
20-Mar-11 39th IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Punta Umbria Spain
25th - 26th D.K. Olukoya Under 16 and Under18 National Championship Lagos Nigeria
6th - 9th CRS Primary/Secondary School Sports Championships Calabar Nigeria
15th - 18th CAA Congress and Council Meeting Yaounde Cameroon
29th - 30th Chief of Naval Staff/AFN Golden League Abuja FCT Nigeria
29th - 1st May CAA Region II Junior Championships Bamako Mali
29th April -1st CAA Region II Junior Championships Bamako Mali
6th - 7th Bishop David Oyedepo/AFN Golden League Kaduna Nigeria
12th - 14th Cross River/South South Athletics Championships Calabar Cross River Nigeria
12th - 15th Africa Youth Championships Gaborone Botswana
20th - 21st Pastor Enoch Adeboye/ AFN Golden League, Yaba Tech Lagos Nigeria
3rd - 4th Final Golden League Warri Nigeria
23rd - 25th Nigeria/Cross River/NNPC/ExxonMobil Track and Field Championships
Cross River Nigeria
29th - 9th National Sports Festival, Port Harcourt Rivers Nigeria