Nigeria has won the bid to host the 2018 Africa Wrestling Championship.
The announcement was made at the United World Wrestling meeting in Paris, venue for the upcoming World Championship. Nigeria beat Tunisia to win the hosting rights for the tournament that is scheduled to take place in February 7th – 11th next year
On July 25th-27th, United World Wrestling – Africa boss, Fouad Meskout created a operating visit to African nation|African country|African nation} to examine facilities for the tournament in Port Harcourt and expressed satisfaction at the amount of labordone and was additionally excited by the fervour Nigeria displayed towards the game.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has secure that each one facilities are in for the hosting of the African Wrestling Championship in Port Harcourt and through Meskout’s visit, the chance of building associate academy was additionally mentioned.
President of Nigeria Wrestling Federation, Dan Igali World Health Organization is in Paris for the success announcement and also the World Championship, thanked everybody World Health Organization contributed in guaranteeing Nigeria won the hosting rights. ‘’This is Brobdingnagian joy for wrestling in Nigeria. For United States of America to thought of worthy to host reveals the quantity of labor we’ve been doing. Hosting this championship can aid in developing the game and most significantly, offersupport.’’ regarding forty three Countries square measure expected to vie at the tournament and it’ll be the primary time Nigeria is hosting since 1976.