Rivers State Bid to Host 2018 Senior Africa Wrestling Championship

By: Olajide Toriola

The President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF), Daniel Igali has revealed the intention of the Rivers State Government to host the 2018 Senior Africa Wrestling Championship in Port-Harcourt.

According to Igali, the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has directed the NWF to bid for the hosting of the 2018 Senior African Wrestling Championship  which will hold in the city of Port Harcourt.

Sequel to this, the NWF will consult the Federal Ministry of Sports to submit a bid for the hosting rights for the 2018 Senior Africa Wrestling championship as soon as possible.

In the same vein, Wike also wants the Ministry of Sports in River State to liaise with Nigeria Wrestling Federation  to host an annual  Senior  National Wrestling Championship in Rivers State.


  • Source - The Nation



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