Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) officials have certified the use of Stephen Keshi Stadium as well as other facilities for the 2018 African Senior Athletics Championships in Asaba, Delta State.
The facilities were approved by the CAA delegation which included Vice President Gungaram Gerard Vivian and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Lamine Faty.
The delegation conducted an inspection on main bowl of the Stephen Keshi Stadium, the warm-up area, main track, media area, technical, VIP and the VVIP rooms over the weekend in a bid to ascertain Nigeria’s readiness for the competition.
CAA officials also visited the equipment room to see firsthand the apparatus that has been put in place by the hosts.
The positive verdict delivered by the delegation after extensive inspection was revealed in a statement issued by Head Media, and Publicity for Asaba 2018, Olukayode Thomas.