African and Commonwealth youth champion Samuel Ogazi will continue his studies and athletics career at the University of Alabama, after gaining scholarship to the top US college.
Nigeria's 200m and 400m youth champion has signed a US college scholarship with the University of Alabama.
Ogazi, who was approached by several top US colleges such as Baylor University and Louisiana State University, settled for Alabama because of their rich track history in training young talents to their best.
He is regarded as the next big name in Nigeria athletics and will be hoping Alabama can take his talent to the next level of his young track career.
21:17 - 02.05.2023
African U18 and U20 Championships: Godbless, Okwose, and Ogazi smash records for double titles in Zambia
A record-breaking performance from Tima Godbless, Samuel Ogazi, and Faith Okwose at the African U18 and U20 Championships in Zambia.
Here are his 2023 achievements below:
- Holds a personal best time of 20.91s in the 200m
- His PR in the 400m is 45.91s
- Ranked No. 2 in the World U18 400m (2023)
- Ranked No. 9 in the World U18 200m (2023)
- 2023 African U18 Champion – 200m, 400m
- 2023 Nigerian U18 Champion – 400m
- 2023 Commonwealth Youth Champion – 200m, 400m, Mixed 4x100