Stephen Keshi Stadium To Be Ready In July For 2018 Confederation Of Africa Athletics (CAA).


2018 CAA COMPETITION: Stephen Keshi Stadium
To Be Ready In July – Gov. Okowa urge Nigerians To Pray For The Success Of The
Super Eagles In Russia
As Delta State prepares to host the 2018
Confederation of Africa Athletics [CAA] Senior
African Athletic Competition in Asaba in August,
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has assured that the
Stephen Keshi Stadium, venue of the championship
would be ready in July.
The governor who spoke during an inspection of
the Stephen Keshi Stadium in
Asaba expressed satisfaction with the pace and
level of work at the stadium stating ” there is an
appreciable increase in the pace of work at the
site, a lot of coordinated work is poing on as you
can see, I will visit again next week, and I hope we will be talking of the finishing by then, I believe the stadium will be ready first week of
Senator Okowa charged nigerians to pray for the
success of the National Team, Super Eagles as
they participate in 2018 Federation International  Footbal
Association (FIFA) World Cup in Russia which
kicked off on Thursday, June 14th, 2018.
Senator Okowa explained that the utilization of
the stadium will announce itself to the outside
world and attract alot of international sporting
activities adding that the state was grooming
young athletes in local sporting activities and they
will utilise the equipment in the stadium.
” We are recruiting the young ones in the different
sporting activities in the state and we want to
groom them from this tender age, this is the
stadium we will be using when it is completed, it
is of international standard and will also attract
international competitions. he said stressing that
” a team has been put in place to help manage
traffic during the Senior African Atlectic
Competition in August as a lot of side roads
leading to the stadium has been tarred and will
be used as outlets for vehicles.”

The governor also inspected construction work at
the new general hospital in Asaba expressing dissatisfaction at the pace of work and charged
the contractor to increease the pace of work to
meet up to the time schedule.


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