Athletes from across various African nations came to Nigeria for the Africa Senior Athletics Championship in Asaba, Delta state.

However, reports and stories surrounding the start of the event which takes place at the Stephen Keshi Stadium range from sad to downright embarrassing.

The athletics meet is expected to have 1,500 athletes from 52 countries who will compete in the five-day event, which starts today, August 1 and ends on August 5, 2018.

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Based on personal stories by athletes and African  journalists heading for the event at Asaba, Bounce News captures four embarrassing moments shared by theses visitors on Twitter.

1.     Some African athletes were stranded for up to 3 days in Lagos

2.    One of the planes flying to Asaba was held together with duct tape!

3.    Accommodating and accrediting the participants were an uphill task

4.    All morning Events were cancelled

Watch out for live updates on the event from Bounce News which is live at the event in Asaba.

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