Nigerian Army Set To Host Combat Sports Championships

Nigerian Army Set To Host Combat Sports Championships

Nigerian Army Set To Host Combat Sports Championships

The Nigerian Army has announced plans to host the first ever Combat Sports Championships in Kaduna from the 20th of May with the aim of discovering talents in boxing, judo, wrestling and teakwondo.

 

Addressing a news conference in Abuja, Commander Infantry Corps of the Army and Chairman, Organising Committee, Major General Kenneth Minimah says the championship will help reposition the Nigerian Army as a major contributor to the development of sports in Nigeria

 

He added that the army has produced top athletes in the past and are now ready to discover and encourage new athletes to realize their sporting potentials. 

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