Anambra wrestling association opens camp for Africa Junior Championships




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Awka- The Anambra wrestling team has begun training in preparation for African Junior championships billed to begin in Cairo, Egypt, on May 24.

The News Agency of (NAN) that the team is currently in camp at the makeshift Sports Hall of the Awka Township Stadium.

Speaking to NAN, the Chief , Emeka Obidimma, said the team on intensive training because they intend to make Nigeria and Anambra proud at the championship.

Obidimma said the team, comprising of no few than 12 athletes would feature in the 50kg, 55kg 58kg, 60 kg and 69kg.

He pointed that four of the atheletes, including Ifeoma Nwoye and Vivian Nweke were on invitation.

He called on the Anambra Government to help their preparations by granting the requests of the team which had been submitted to the state’s Ministry of Youth and Sports.

Contributing, Emeka Nwafor, promised that he and his team mates would not disappoint at the competition.

Nwafor, however, decried the poor training equipment but expressed the hope that respite would come to the team. (NAN)