The Zambia Amateur Athletics Association (ZAAA) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) to host the first African Athletics Development Competition at the Olympic Youth Development Centre (OYDC) next month. ZAAA President Elias Mpondela said Zambia had been chosen by the International Amateur Athletics Association (IAAF) to represent the African region. Addressing the media in Lusaka on Saturday, Mpondela said Zambia had been chosen because of its strategic location of having eight neighbouring countries. “Zambia now stands a great chance of becoming an athletics powerhouse with such opportunities and its strategic position. It is now up to us to attract more of such events by means of being prepared to host at any given…...

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