We are ready to make history in Okpekpe again — Pamodzi

By Daily Sports on May 3, 2018

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Pamodzi Sports Marketing, organisers of the prestigious Okpekpe International 10km Road Race have assured stakeholders in athletics of staging another world-class event next weekend in Okpekpe near Auchi, Edo State.

The Director of Organisation for the race, Zack Amodu, said yesterday that all logistics, both technical and administrative are in place for a bigger and better Okpekpe race this year.

"We are set to go. We have concluded all arrangements for a hitch-free and successful race on Saturday May 12. We have the elite athletes list compiled and visas will be secured at the point of entry when they come in next week," said Amodu who also revealed arrangements for the live telecast of the race have also been concluded.

"Last weekend SuperSport, our official media partner were in Okpekpe to do a pre-production planning and set up required for a live telecast of the event. We have also made arrangement to accommodate as many as 400 Nigerian elite athletes that will participate in the race. This is unprecedented in the organisation of road races in Nigeria,” Amodu added.

Photo shows competitors in a past edition of Okpekpe International 10km Road Race

Source Daily Sports

Posted May 3, 2018

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