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Okagbare, Relay Team Get African Athletics Honour

Nigeria’s top female sprinter, Blessing Okagbare and other members of the country’s 4×200 metres quartet that won gold at the 2016 IAAF World Relay in Bahamas are set to be inducted into Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) Hall of Fame. This accolade will be bestowed at the Welcome Dinner for athletes and officials participating at the 21st African Athletics Championships, ...

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Asaba 2018 Fund Raising Dinner Garners Millions

This year’s African Athletics Championship in Asaba, Delta State got a huge boost on Saturday night, as millions of naira was garnered at a fund raising dinner organised to further drive awareness and financial backing for the competition. Among many others, some corporate organisations and individuals made donations, while Delta State House of Assembly contributed N7m and the Federal Ministry ...

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Asaba 2018 : We Are Set To Host Africa- Otuaro

Delta State Acting Governor, Deacon Kingsley Otuaro has stated that the state government is ready to host the continent at the 21st African Senior Athletics Championship tagged “Asaba 2018” scheduled for August 1st – 5th . Deacon Otuaro who disclosed this while declaring open the “African Tour/Trial”, and test run of facilities at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, venue of the ...

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AFN Pick 95 Athletes For Nigeria’s African Assault

The Athletic Federation of Nigeria (AFN) have named a list of 9 top athletes to represent the country at the 21st African Athletics Championship in Asaba, Delta State, with OluwatobilobaAmusan, Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor and Divine Odudurutop of the log. Among the Nigerian rooster, Okagbare and Amusan will be all out to redeem their fading images at the event on home soil, ...

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Asaba 2018 Fund Raising Dinner Garners Millions

This year’s African Athletics Championship in Asaba, Delta State got a huge boost on Saturday night, as millions of naira was garnered at a fund raising dinner organised to further drive awareness and financial backing for the competition. Among many others, some corporate organisations and individuals made donations, while Delta State House of Assembly contributed N7m and the Federal Ministry ...

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COUNTDOWN TO CAA ASABA 2018: Okagbare, Dibaba, Others To Be Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

Nigeria track star Blessing Okagbare and other members of Team Nigeria’s 4×200 quartet that won gold at the 2016 IAAF World Relay in Bahamas will be inducted into the Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) Hall of Fame. This accolade will be bestowed at the Welcome Dinner for athletes and officials participating at the 21st African Athletics Championships tagged Asaba 2018. ...

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COUNTDOWN TO CAA ASABA 2018: Volunteers, Groundsmen Undergo Training, Screening Exercise

The Security subcommittee for the 21st African Senior Athletics Championships has begun background and security checks on volunteers that have indicated interest to be part of CAA Asaba 2018. The Security Chief for CAA Asaba 2018, Navy Commodore Omatseye Nesiama (Rtd) revealed that over 3000 individuals were present to undergo the preliminary stage of the screening process on Monday. He ...

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AFN Board Members Give Total Support To Adeleye

Board members of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) have passed a vote of confidence on their technical director, Sunday Adeleye, who is under fire from many track and field stakeholders. The vote of support for Adeleye comes few days after some athletes called for his removal during the AFN trials for the African Athletics Championships slated for Asaba, Delta ...

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19 Nigerian Triathlon Coaches Complete IOC Course

A total of 19 Nigerian triathlon coaches have completed a five-day IOC Solidarity Course, which officially came to an end Wednesday in the board room of Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) at Lagos National Stadium, Surulere. At the closing ceremony, the trainers, Franz Studer and Travis Campbell from South Africa, enjoined the coaches to put what they have learnt into good ...

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CAA: Athletics Trial Starts July 18 In Delta —Okowa

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta says athletics trial for the Africa Senior Athletics Championship (CAA) would begin on July 18, at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba. Okowa, disclosed this during an inspection visit to the stadium, said the ongoing renovation was at its advanced stage. He said the main bowl with nine tracks, was ready, while critical areas requiring attention ...

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