Sprint star Eddie Osei-Nketia conditionally selected for NZ's World Championships squad

Athletics New Zealand has selected sprint sensation Eddie Osei-Nketia for September's World Championships, but it comes with a catch.

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The 17-year-old star is being courted by both New Zealand and Australia. Source: 1 NEWS

The 17-year-old has been selected with the condition he will commit his allegiance to New Zealand.

Osei-Nketia is one of nine athletes to be conditionally selected for the Doha meet.

The star, who attends Wellington's Scots College, is at the centre of a tug of war with Australia after claiming their 100m national title.

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Athletics Australia are set to meet with the NZ-born runner in the next few days to discuss his future. Source: 1 NEWS