The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare on Sunday afternoon welcomed Team Nigeria back from Morocco at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.
Team Nigeria who suppose to arrive in the country around 1:00 pm finally landed at 7:00 pm due to a change in flight schedule.
The contingent of 308 athletes and officials won a total of 127 medals to place second behind Egypt at the Games.
The minister confirmed the reception when he said “Moments ago I welcomed the 318- man contingent of Team Nigeria from the All Africa Games on behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari and conveyed to the athletes the congratulatory message of the President.
Congratulations Team Nigeria. You made Nigeria proud”.
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