Visa procurement hindering Nigerian squash staff’s departure for world championships


Visa procurement hindering Nigerian squash team’s departure for world championships

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Delay in acquiring entry visas to the U.S. is at the moment hindering the departure of Nigeria’s male squash staff to the World Crew Championships which begins in Washington on Sunday.

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Uchenna Uba, Media Officer of Nigeria Squash Federation (NSF), instructed the Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abuja they have been nonetheless nonetheless hopeful the visas can be authorised quickly.

He additionally stated 4 gamers and a coach can be making the journey for the occasion.

“We’re in want of visas for 3 individuals as two folks have already acquired theirs lengthy prior to now. So, we’d like visas for 2 gamers and the coach.

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“We initially utilized for extra visas, for some technical officers, however because of the delay we have now had to focus on securing visa for the 2 gamers and coach alone,’’ Uba added.

The federation spokesman nonetheless disclosed that they produce other plans simply in case the visas wouldn’t be prepared. “However we don’t need to reveal it but,” he stated.

Nonetheless, Uba stated the staff was ready for the event, saying “we had two phases of tenting. We spent one month in Ilorin and moved to Lagos the place we competed in tournaments.

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“The staff is nicely ready for the occasion and we are able to’t wait to be within the U.S.’’

NAN experiences that the gamers picked to signify Nigeria are Tunde Ajagbe, Sadiq Taiwo, Onos Adegoke and Gabriel Olunmilayo, whereas Jonah Attah is the coach.

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