Rivers Governor, Wike urges Nigeria to bid for 2018 African wrestling Championship

BY

MARIAH OLATUNJI

 

 

The Governor of Rivers State Chief Nyesom Wike has asked Nigeria Wrestling Federation should bid to host the 2018 Senior African Wrestling Championships in the city of Port Harcourt .

According to the  President of the Nigerian Wrestling Federation, Daniel Igali, the body will soon consult the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports to submit a bid for the hosting rights of the 2018 Senior Africa Wrestling Championships .

Igali who won gold for Canada in Men’s Freestyle, Lightweight category in 2000 Sydney Olympics also revealed that Governor Wike has also directed  the Ministry of Sports in Rivers State to liaise with the Nigeria Wrestling Federation to host the  Annual Senior National Wrestling Championships.

 

 

 


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Born July 13, 1965, Fred Edoreh hails from Umeh, Isoko South, Delta State. He attended St. John Primary School, Iselegu, Mater Dei Collage Ashaka, St. Patrick’s Grammar School, Asaba for HSC and graduated in English and Literary Studies at Bendel State University, Ekpoma.
He went into journalism in 1990 with Newbreed Magazine and later crossed over to television production with Ultimate Sports and Soccerworld on the Nigeria Televsion Authority.
He subsequently moved to pioneer Internet publishing in Nigeria with Nigeriasports.com and was later employed at Silverbird Television from where he moved as Editor of Weekend Sports at Naational Mirror Newspapers.
He currently publishes the online sports website www.sportstalkafrica.com besides and also runs a sports marketing outfit, Westcoast Works and Projects, managing and marketing live radio broadcast of the Nigeria Professional Football League.

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