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24 Aug 2018
Defending champions, Team Delta is doing everything possible to defend the National Youth Games (NYG) title in Ilorin, Kwara State next month.Delta won the last three editions of the Games, including the 2017 edition, where the state garnered 22 gold, 16 silver and 23 bronze medals to beat Team Akwa Ibom...
21 Aug 2018
The newly opened Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba may host Nigeria’s African Nations Cup qualifier against Libya in October. That is if the Nigeria Football Federation’s (NFF) technical committee certified it fit to host the clash.
17 Aug 2018
The African Athletics Championship, held in Asaba, has come and gone to much uproar and excitement. Depending on what side of the fence (a fence created by the organising committee, as it were) you are on, it was either a roaring success or a colossal embarrassment. As far as the actual organising of the event…
15 Aug 2018
Just a few weeks after the end of the 21st African Senior Athletics Championship, Asaba 2018, another major sporting event is set to rock the city. This time, organisers of the GOtv Boxing Night are said to have concluded plans to stage the 16th edition of the event in Asaba in September. Before now, the…
10 Aug 2018
They came in their hundreds with high expectations. They thought all the glitter that Nollywood offered was gold. They were expecting world-class transportation.
3 Aug 2018
After several years of waiting, the people of Asaba, Delta State will now have the opportunity of watching the senior national team, Super Eagles at the newly completed Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba.   The complex, which was a mere playing ground for school children since the state’s creation in 1991, witnessed a major sporting event…
29 Jul 2018
The creme-de-la-creme of African and world athletics, and other sporting legends would arrive in the country today, as the 21st African Senior Athletics Championships...
24 Jul 2018
The official opening of the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, has been described as a dream come true by senior citizen, 92-year-old Oguefi Jiduche Onyia. Onyia worked for conglomerates like the UAC in his active days. He said his happiness in life was to watch the Africa Athletics tour, the test event at the Stephen Keshi…
19 Jul 2018
After nearly two decades of endless wait, the city of Asaba was buzzing yesterday as a new chapter was opened in the history of sports in Delta State and Nigeria as whole as the newly built Stephen Keshi stadium hosted its first meet, the Africa tour event.
18 Jul 2018
Asaba, the Delta State capital, will today join the league of state capitals with World-class stadiums, as the Stephen Keshi Stadium will be officially declared open with a test run event, the Africa tour athletics meet. Work started at the complex about two decades ago but competing needs and focus on other infrastructures hampered continuous…
6 Jul 2018
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,…
7 May 2018
Officials of the Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) at the weekend expressed satisfaction with the state of the Stephen Keshi Stadium and other facilities lined up for the 2018 African Senior Athletics Championships in Asaba, Delta State. Gungaram Gerard Vivian, who is the Vice President of the CAA and Lamine Faty, Chief Executive Officer of…

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