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CAA Asaba 2108: Nduka Irabor joins volunteers unit

More and more respected Nigerians are signing on to work as volunteers at the 21st African Senior Athletics Championships to be staged in Asaba, Delta State from August 1-5. According to a statement from Olukayode Thomas, Head of Media and Publicity for CAA Asaba 2018, the latest on the line is Nduka Irabor, Editor Emeritus and former Chairman of the ...

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Asaba 2018 Ticket Sales Begin; Oritsefemi, Phyno Booked

The mobilization committee for the 21st African Senior Athletics Championship has officially announced the sales of tickets for the championship taking place in Asaba from August 1 to 5. According to the Chairman of the committee, Itiako Ikpokpo Constantine, the ticket prices range from N500 for popular side, N1, 000 for VIP and N7000 for VVIP tickets. He noted that ...

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Amos Adamu, Itemagbor To Work As Asaba 2018 Volunteers

Former Director General for the National Sports Commission, NSC, Dr. Amos Adamu as well as the CEO of Padmozi Sports, organizers of the Okpepe Road Race, Mr. Mike Itemagbor are some of the high-profile Nigerians that have confirmed that they would work as volunteers during the 21st African Senior Athletics Championships. Others include permanent secretaries, commissioners, captains of industries as ...

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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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