The President of Nigeria Weightlifting Federation, Mohammed Yahaya has labeled the disappearance of its head coach in the Gold Coast, Australia, venue of the just concluded 2018 Commonwealth Games as a ‘big embarrassment’
According to a report from ‘The Guardian’, the coach (names withheld) was said to have suddenly disappeared, leaving no traces to an unknown destination, leaving other members of the weightlifting team. The coach, who is supposed to be a role model to other athlete I it was reported to have disappeared even before the conclusion of the competition.
In the same vein, two other Nigerians, a coach in the special sports and a 200m runner have also absconded in Australia. The president of the Nigeria Weightlifting Federation Federation; Yahaya told Guardian in a telephone chat yesterday that it wasn’t expected of the head coach of a national team to ‘escape’ at a competition venue.
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