Nigeria Taekwondoists Excel In Morocco, Secure 5 Slots In WT Committees
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Nigerian aekwondoists at the just concluded World Taekwondo (WT) G-2 ranked sanctioned President Cup in Morocco gave a good account of themselves with series of victories which they recorded, Bestchoicesports.com.ng reports.
Eight Nigerian taekwondoists took part in the third edition of the competition which attracted 441 competitors and 52 countries in Agadir.
Bright Kolde (male -74kg), Ifeoluwa Ajayi (male-63kg), Otuadinma (female -73kg), Chinazum (female -53kg), Elizabeth Anyanacho (female -67kg), Benjamin Okumose (-73kg) represented Nigeria at the prestigious tournament meant for preparation ahead of next month’s World Championship and African Games scheduled for August this year.
In between the period of the competition, an African Congress for all Taekwondo federations took place.
At the end, five Nigerians were appointed into various WT committees.
Among them was Alhaji Sani Lawal, Chairman Technical of the Nigeria Taekwondo Federation (NTF) who was appointed into the technical committee while NTF technical director and President Engr Chika Chukwumerije and Mrs Elizabeth Binga are in the Coaching and Referee committees.