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Brume, Eraiyokan, Nwokocha light up Edo 2020 track & field events

Top athletes Ese Brume, Orukpe Eraiyokan, and Grace Nwokocha are some of the star attractions as the track and field events get underway on Friday.

The highly-rated Olympic-bound athletes will not only seek to win laurels for their states but will be jostling for qualification standard during the events which kick off at 7 am on Friday the 9th and runs to April 14th, 2020.

Some of the top stars to watch out for are reigning National sprints champion Grace Nwokocha, Orukpe Eraiyokan and Chidi Anthony Okezie.

It would be recalled that Mary Onyali, S A Sports to the Honourable Minister of Youth and Sports Development was discovered at LAGELU 1982 National sports Festival held in Oyo state. She became two times Olympic bronze medalist.

Other notable athletes discovered at the Festival include Yusuf Alli, Henry Amike, Fatimah Yusuf, Bose Kaffo, Deji Aliu among others.

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