Many athletes and media houses gathered at the games are experiencing difficulties finding accommodation and accreditation.
The African Championship has been surrounded by controversy but LOC Chairman of Asaba 2018 Chief Solomon Ogba is not pointing fingers.
“I apologise for the shortcomings that have been experienced at this championship. We are not trying to put blame on anybody and we accept all the shortcomings.” – said Ogba
Men’s Long Jump final
1. Ruswahl Samaai (RSA) 8.45 Gold – Championship record
2. Luvo Manyonga (RSA) 8.43 Silver
3. Yahya Berabah (MAR) 8.14
1. Hellen Obiri – 15:47.18
2. Senbere Teferi Sorawho -15:54.48
3. Meskerem Mamo Hayile15:57.38
Women’s 100m Final:
1. Marie Josee Ta Lou of Ivory Coast (11.15)
2. Janet Amponsah of Ghana (11.54)
3. Joy Udo Gabriel -Nigeria (11.58) #ASABA2018 #GriSportsAthletics
Women’s Hammer Throw Final:
1. Soukaina Zakour of Mauratious (68.38m),
2. Temilola Ogunrinde (67.39m)
3rd. Jennifer Bawsikita of Congo (66.43m)
Women’s 100m Hurdles Final:
1.Tobi Amusan of Nigeria (12.86s) 2. Rikennete Steenkamp (13.18s)
3. Rosvitha Okou of Ivory Coast (13.39s)
1.Chukwuebuka Enekwechi (21.08m)
2. Mohamed Khalifa (19.33m)
3. South Africa’s Kyle Blignaut was 3rd in 19.05m.
Akani Simbine came first in the men’s 100m title with a time of 10.25s (-2.1). first ever African title #Asaba2018 #GriSportsAthletics ??????