By Joy Odor
The President of the Nigeria Archery Federation, Alhaji Mohammed Abdullahil has promised to feature members of the Federal Capital Territory Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (FCT SWAN) in February, 2021 Military Archery Games.
He made the pledge during a one day Archery training workshop and exhibition organized by the FCT SWAN to celebrate it’s annual SWAN week held at the hockey pitch, package B of the Moshood Abiola National Stadium Abuja on Tuesday.
“Maybe first week February, 2021, we are going to have the Military Games, that is the Military Archery training and full blown competition.
“At that point we will ask the FCT Sports Writers Association to join in that training. So it could be the Sports Writers training along with the Military.
‘We did one early this year at the Abacha Barracks and it was a success story. So that time I said that the next one that we will do we will make sure the Media is part of it which of course we have that understanding already and that will come to pass”,
The Archery Federation boss ensured that sports writers were thoroughly lectured on the history of the game, the types of equipment needed as approved by the world federation to do the sport.
The Members of FCT SWAN led by the Archery Federation boss Abdullahil and the Federation’s Technical and Chief Instructor were later drilled on how to shoot and target the bull’s eye of Archery.