Badminton Federation of Nigeria (BFN) have commenced preparation for the first event of the international calendar in 2018 holding in Algeria with 16 players in camp for next month’s championship.
Clement Krobapor, Anuoluwapo Opeyemi, Godwin Olufua, Enejoh Abah, Habeeb Bello, Usman Ayo Ishaq, Olawale Odunayo and Daniel Phillip are the eight male players in the team’s camp in Katsina.
Dorcas Adesokan, Deborah Ukeh, Zainab Momoh, Peace Orji, Tosin Atolagbe, Ruth Ebere, Amin Christopher and Omotola Felicia complete the 16 players in camp.
BFN president, Francis Orbih revealed that three coaches have also been given the task to prepare the team for the International competitions and lead them to Algeria.
Orbih says the board agreed that Coaches Maria Omonehin, George Haruna Shitta and Taju Sulaiman will take charge of the team who will be in camp for three weeks before departing for Algeria.
Nigeria will take part in the Algeria International Badminton Championship, Thomas and Uber cup African Qualifiers and the All African Senior Individual Championship.