A logistical nightmare is what organisers of the African Championships in Asaba are experiencing - this as some events are being shifted to accomodate late arrivals that include Team Kenya, who were delayed when they couldn't get connecting flights from Lagos to Asaba. And the evening programme was scrapped because the Stephen Keshi Stadium has no floodlights! One wonders what the stadium's "dry run" was all about...
Confusion in Asaba Wreaks Havoc On Championships
Nation, 1 August 2018
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Members of the Kenyan team stranded at Murtala Mohammed International Airport on July 31, 2018.
Tanzania Withdraws Competitors From African Athletics Championships
RFI, 2 August 2018
Tanzanian athletes pulled out of the biennual African Athletics Championships in Nigeria on Thursday citing poor organisation and security concerns at the venue. Read more »
Okagbare Fans Disappointed at Okagbare Withdrawal
Vanguard, 2 August 2018
Athletics enthusiasts here in Asaba have been left disappointed following Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor's withdrawal from the sprint showdown with Marie Josee Ta Lou. Read more »
Asaba 2018 Aac - Events Schedule Altered to Accommodate Late Arrivals
Technical officials of the 2018 African Athletics Championships were forced to alter the opening day events, following the late arrival of some countries to Asaba. Read more »
Asaba 2018 - African Athletes Set to Do Battle
Vanguard, 1 August 2018
It has been two days of chaos, but that will give way to a heated five days competition starting from today, as the events of the 21st African Championships begin at the Stephen… Read more »
Team Liberia in Nigeria
NEWS, 1 August 2018
A six-man Athletics Liberian delegation, comprising four athletes and two coaches, have arrived in Asaba, Delta State, Nigeria to participate in the African Senior Athletics… Read more »
Kenyan Athletes Finally Off to Asaba
Capital FM, 1 August 2018
After being stuck in Lagos, Nigeria, for close to 48 hours due to lack of connecting flights, the final group of Kenyan athletes finally departed for Asaba for the 2018 Africa… Read more »
The who's-who of African sports and beyond have arrived in Nigeria's Delta State for the 21st African Senior Athletics Championships. Read more »
The Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba named after the late former Super Eagles coach and soccer legend, is set to open for a test run in preparation for the 21st Senior African ... Read more »
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