2020 Olympics: Ethiopian Airlines Wishes Team Nigeria ‘Best of Luck”


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The Ethiopian Airlines Manager in Abuja Senait Ataklet was on hand when sports officials and other dignitaries were with the Nigerian Team in Abuja before traveling to Japan.
The Chairperson of the Nigerian Olympic Committee Engr. Ahmed Gumel and the Japanese Ambassador to Nigeria were said to be present at the time. The Second batch of Nigerian Athletes departed on July 13 for Japan aboard Ethiopian Airlines believed to ‘Airline of Choice’ for Team Nigeria for the Tokyo Olympics as the carrier is the “only African airline that flies to Japan straight from Africa.” Minister of Sports, Sunday Dare, according to reports, said “As of today, Nigeria has qualified 61 athletes across nine sports for the
Olympics, and 22 athletes in four sports for the Paralympic Games, including Athletics, 22, Badminton, 3, Basketball, 24, Canoe sprint,1, Gymnastic-1, Rowing-1, Taekwondo-1, TableTennis-1, Wrestling-1 which sums up to 61 and for Paralympic Games we have; Para Athletics-5, Para Powerlifting, 10, power rowing, 1, Para Table Tennis, 6 summing up to 22.”
Ethiopian Airlines Manager, Ataklet told the Team Leader ” We are proud to fly Team Nigeria to Japan and we will be highly excited to help them bring the medals home after the Games”

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