New event added to CAA Grand prix in Warri

Daily Trust - - SPORT -

The Con­fed­er­a­tion of Africa Ath­let­ics (CAA) has added a new event, “Nigeria vs the World Re­lays,” to the Warri Re­lays Race sched­uled for June 13 in Warri.

Com­modore Omat­s­eye Ne­siama, the Di­rec­tor of the race, said in a state­ment on Thurs­day that the new event would be for men and women.

Ac­cord­ing to the state­ment the new race is open to other coun­tries wish­ing to im­prove their rank­ing in the re­lay events.

It said the race would fea­ture 4x100m and 4x400m in both cat­e­gories and urged in­ter­ested coun­tries to con­firm their reg­is­tra­tion on or be­fore May 14. (NAN)

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