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Asaba 2018: CAA delegates in visit in Nigeria


Some officials of the Confederation of African Athletics(CAA) stayed in Nigeria from 4th to 8th May 2018 for inspection of facilities and other logistics, in prelude of the Africa senior championships which will take place at Stephen Keshi Stadium of Asaba(Delta State)from 1st to 5th August 2018.

The delegation was led by Vivian Gungaram, CAA's Vice-president and Technical delegate accompanied by Lamine Faty, the Chief Executive Officer of the African Athletics body. 

According to the program released by the head of media and publicity of the LOC, Olukayode Thomas, the CAA delegates who arrived Nigeria on Friday moved from Warri to Ozoro where they watched the finals of the Awoture Elaye U14 and 16 Athletics Championships.

At the final of the championship in Ozoro, the CAA delegates presented medals and certificates to outstanding athletes proceeding to Asaba where they met with the local organising committee (LOC) members for the 2018 African Senior Athletics Championships.

On Sunday, the delegates inspected the facilities on ground and then had a meeting with top Delta State government officials.