All the way from The Bahamas right back to Warri, Making of Champions will bring you all the latest news from what are arguably the most exciting events in Athletics – The Relays! With the 4th edition of the Warri Relays taking place tomorrow with a bevy of international athletes, the AFN must be commended for organising a world-class event that can draw the likes of Botwsana’s 2011 400 metre World Champion, Amantle Montsho, and Qatar’s Femi Ogunode!  If you are in Warri tomorrow, you should not miss this! Here is the schedule of events: Here is the Press Release from the event organisers:

Delta State Hosts the 4th Annual Warri Relays/ Confederation of African Athletics Golden Grand Prix

The Delta State Government in conjunction with the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) stages the 4th Edition of the Warri Relays. This event which has a Golden label from the Confederation of African Athletics is scheduled to hold in Warri Delta State on Friday 13th of June.

This year’s event promises to showcase an array of top Nigerian and African athletes including Commonwealth gold medalist Tosin Oke, Amaechi Morton, Former 400m World Champion, Amantle Montsho of Botswana, Femi Ogunode of Qatar, Kineke Alexander of St. Vincent and a host of other world-class athletes.

According to the AFN President, Chief Solomon Ogba, the meet will surpass all other one-day meets ever organized on the African continent.

“This 2014 Warri Relays will be the biggest of all one-day meets ever organized in Africa, and we are especially proud to be the host”, he said.

He continued, “We have one hundred and one athletes coming from all over the world including Nigerian-born Asian champion, Femi Ogunode who represents Qatar. We also have Amantle Montsho of Botswana, a former 400m World Champion, confirmed for this event.”

The organization of this year’s event has been handed to Soloo Sports Management & Marketing, who has promised to give this one-day event a World Class outlook by introducing a bunch of fun activities, alongside the athletics competition. Performances by popular music acts, Tekno, Seyi Shey and SeleBobo will add spice to the enjoyment of the spectators.

Event holds on Friday 13th of June at the Warri Township Stadium.

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Bambo Akani is the Founder and CEO of Making of Champions (MoC). He is an avid sports writer and photo-blogger, and has quickly become an internationally recognized Athletics Expert. He appeared in a new weekly Athletics segment on the Sports Tonight Show on Channels TV during the 2014 Athletics season and has also appeared on Jamaican Television and Radio to discuss the MoC "The History" Film that he Produced and Directed, and to review and analyse key events in world athletics.Bambo holds an MEng and BA in Chemical Engineering from Cambridge University in the UK and an MBA from Kellogg School of Management in the US.


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