Nigeria’s Minister of Sports and youth development, Solomon Dalung has set medals target for Team Nigeria to the Rio 2016 Olympics in Brazil.
Dalung said Nigeria is targeting ten medals when the tournament gets underway in August.
“We are targeting 10 medals in Rio, but at least we should win five medals.” Dalung said.
He however did not state the kind of medals, whether gold silver or bronze.
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria has named Blessing Okagbare, Gloria Asumnu, Seye Ogunlewe, Egwero Ogho-Oghene and Divine Oduduru in the list of athletes that will represent Nigeria in Rio.
The Rio 2016 Olympics will begin on August 5 and ends on the 21st.