Coca Cola and Eva Water will refresh athletes,officials,spectators and VIPS when the 7th edition of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) silver label Okpekpe international 10km road race holds on May 25,2019 in Okpekpe,Etsako East Local Government Area of Edo State.
Zak Amodu,director of organisation for the race reveals that cocacola,the best-known and biggest-selling soft drink in history and Eva water,the processed water which is subjected to filtering and purification treatments before being bottled and is compliant with the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) have come on board as refreshment partners of the historic race.
‘This is a big development for us at Okpekpe to have unarguably the best soft drink and purest processed water join us as we strive to make more history for Nigeria and West Africa,’said Amodu.
‘Remember we are the first road race to be granted a label race in Nigeria nay West Africa which means we are the first road running event to be internationally recognised.We didn’t stop there as we also moved a step up to a silver label race and our target now is to go for gold.’
‘A label certifies the global sporting significance of the race, the organisational quality and the compliance with relevant
IAAF competition rules,’explains Amodu who restated the organisers resolve to use a gold label template to organise this year’s event in a fortnight.