Nigerian Army Wins 2024 National Shooting Competition

Nigerian Army Wins 2024 National Shooting Competition

Wins 2024 National Shooting Competition


The Army has emerged champions of the 2024 National Open Shooting Championship held at the Moshood Abiola Stadium in At the end of the contest on Monday, April 15, the Nigeria Army claimed 7 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronzeVia X (formerly Twitter) on Monday, the force disclosed that the competition was organised by Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Admiral Emmanuel Ogalla

Abuja – The Nigeria Army on Monday, April 15, won the 2024 National Open Shooting Championship sponsored by the Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Admiral Emmanuel Ogalla.

The force won a total of 10 medals consisting of 7 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronze at the end of the five-day National Championship held at the indoor sports hall of Moshood Abiola Stadium (Package B) in Abuja.

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Brigadier General Abdulrahim Bello, the director of Physical Training, Army, commended the shooters for putting up brilliant displays at the championship.

NA shooting competitorsNA competition won 7 gold medals
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Brig Gen Bello said the performance of the team has further shown that the NA remains the leading agency in shooting, promising that IT will continue to support the growth of sports.

Bello noted:

“The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Taoreed Lagbaja will be impressed that the Nigerian Army emerged winners of the National Shooting Championship.

“I want to congratulate the shooters who represented the service at the championship because they put on a brilliant display against their opponents.

“The Nigeria Army will ensure we continue to give support to our athletes in order to get maximum output. We have loads of sporting activities in the coming months and I want to assure you that the Nigerian Army will not relent in the quest to dominate Nigeria and at large”.

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On his part, the team Capture/Coach, Major Oluremi Olusegun also appreciate Brigadier General Bello for his consistent support and guidance given to the team.

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Meanwhile, a Nigerian Army personnel, Corporal Hannah Reuben, won a gold medal at the ongoing 36th World Military Wrestling Championship in Azerbaijan.

Reuben represented the Armed Forces of Nigeria in the 's 76kg event at the event.


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