UAE denies Nigerian athletes access to partake in world swimming championships

Nigerian athletes were disallowed from participating in the 15th FINA World Swimming Championships 2021 holding in Abu Dhabi, 

The athletes and their representatives claimed that they were denied access to participate in the competition by authorities of the United Arab Emirates on Thursday.

According to the athletes, they arrived in UAE from European countries, not Nigeria but were denied the opportunity to represent their fatherland.

“On sighting our Nigerian passports, the UAE officials treated us with disdain,” a female athlete lamented.

Among the athletes affected are Philip Adejumo and Abiola Ogunbanwo.

About PATRICK

Patrick is a Passionate Researcher, Web Developer as well as a certified Technical SEO Specialist. He loves to read News, write News Summary, and do Technical SEO.

Check Also

Vigilante Member Kills Youth In Bomadi, Delta State

A local vigilante member shot a youth dead in an undisclosed operation at Bomadi-Overside, headquarters …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *