The 2018 African Wrestling Championship has begun with thirty six African countries participating at the main bowl of Alfred Diette Spiff civic centre in Port Harcourt.
The President of Nigeria as represented by the Hon. Minister of Sports & Youth Development, BARR. SOLOMON DALUNG advised the athletes to focus on the cup just as he encouraged youths to believe in Africa and to desist from violence adding that there’s a great potential in Africa
DALUNG also advised youths to connect to build a strong continent just as he applauds the State Government for their hospitality.
In his part, the state Governor, BARR. NYESOM WIKE also advised the athletes to compete favourably as great price awaits them.
Our correspondent Elfredah Kevin reports that the National President of Wrestling was present amongst others.