Officials of the Confederation of African Athletics, CAA over the weekend inspected facilities being put in place to host the 2018 African Senior Athletics Championships in Asaba, Delta State.

Gungaram Gerard Vivian who is the Vice President of the CAA and Lamine Faty - Chief Executive Officer of the African Athletics body were both on the ground to ascertain Nigeria’s readiness for the biennial championship.

On Sunday, the CAA officials went around the main bowl of the Stephen Keshi Stadium; visiting the warm-up area, main track, media area, technical, VIP and the VVIP rooms.

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The inspection team also visited the equipment room to see firsthand the apparatus that have been acquired by the hosts. 

After an extensive exercise, the CAA officials expressed great satisfaction with what was on the ground; noting that the equipment already in place are not only new but they are the required standard for the African championship.

The LOC Chairman, Solomon Ogba thanked the CAA officials for the visit and assured that the Delta State Government is leaving no stone unturned in making Asaba 2018 a memorable one.

“I must say the Governor is personally interested in this project and he has been giving us all the support needed, Asaba 2018 will bring lasting legacies to Delta State” he assured.

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