The President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), Sebastian Coe has arrived in Asaba, Delta State ahead of the commencement of the 21st African Senior Athletics Championship.

The IAAF boss came with some other officials of the world athletics governing body to savour the best of Athletics in Africa.

IAAF President

On arrival, Coe was treated to some dance steps by the Delta State troupe and he expressed delight at the rosy welcome.

Arriving same time on Tuesday with the IAAF President in Asaba was the Senegal and Morocco contingents.

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Already, the Stephen Keshi Stadium is set for Wednesday’s opening ceremony where the best of Delta State Culture will be showcased.

IAAF President

It was twenty-nine years ago in Lagos that Nigeria last hosted the African Championship.

The country last topped the medal table three editions ago, at Porto Novo in Benin in 2012 with South Africa winning the next two editions in 2014 and 2016 on home soil.

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