The planned test competition to serve as a dress rehearsal for the 21st African Senior Athletics Championship has been fixed for July 18 at the newly-completed Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba Delta State.
The event, the African Athletic tour will have at least 10 African countries in attendance according to the Technical Director for Asaba 2018, Yussuf Alli, who also added that other African countries are also welcomed to enter for the one-day event.
“We are ready to show the world a glimpse of what they should expect at this year’s African Championships,” Alli stated in a statement issued by the Head of Media and Publicity for Asaba 2018 Olukayode Thomas.
The former African Long Jump record holder added that the July 18 African Tour Meet is also meant to test run the facilities in place and to further ensure that the personnel that would man them during the African championships are all in sync.
Source: G Sport