Maria Mutola, a former Africa and World champion in the 800m, will lead a delegation of African legends to the Stephen Keshi Stadium, venue of the Senior African Athletics Championship in Delta state, this Sunday.

Ethiopian legend in the long distance and marathon, Kenenisa Bekele alongside Hicham el Guerrouj from Morroco, Kenya’s David Rudisha and Olympic gold medallist, Nawal el Moutawakel, are also to be present.

The Stephen Keshi Stadium will also play host to the presidents of the Confederation of African Football, CAF, and the International Athletics Federation, IAAF, on Sunday.

Ahmad Ahmad is a special guest of the Confederation of African Athletics at Asaba 2018.

CAF President, Ahmad Ahmad, his predecessor, Issa Hayatou and Sebastian Coe are guests expected in the Delta capital.

Issa Hayatou is expected as a guest of the CAA at Asaba 2018

 

Hayatou will be coming in the company of his wife.

Coe leads 11 other IAAF officials to the championship.

He and successor, Ahmad are guests of the Confederation of African Athletics.

This was disclosed in a statement from the media committee of Asaba 2018, on Saturday.

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