Cosmos Samson, Nigeria Weightlifting Federation (NWF) Head Coach has assured that Nigerian lifters will qualify for the Rio Olympics.
An African qualifying championship will hold in Cameroon, from May 10 to May 16.
Cosmas said that 15 weightlifters had been in camp for the qualifying tournament, revealing that the lifters resumed camping on March 12. Of the 15 lifters in camp, eight are men while seven are women.
He said that six of the lifters that represented Nigeria at the Africa Games in Congo were among those in the camp, pointing out that the federation was doing everything to ensure that lifters were comfortable in camp.
The Olympic Games will hold from Aug. 5 to Aug. 21 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.