Apr 24, 2009, 9:05 AM
ECOWAS Wrestling Championship Kick Off in
By Pa Modou Faal in
The second edition of the ECOWAS Wrestling Championship has
official kicked off in
Speaking in an interview with Pointsports, Mr. Sammuel
Mogaji program Officer ICT Training and Capacity building ECOWAS Youth and
Sports based in
He stated that the wrestling will be in five categories 65kg 75kg 85kg less than 100 and plus 100.
He revealed that there will individual competitions and team events, adding that for the individual there are prizes. First will receive 1million CFA, 2nd 500.000CFA and 3rdprize is 250.000 CFA. For the team competition the prizes are as follows 1st is 2.5million CFA, 2nd 1.5 million CFA and 3rdis 750.000CFA and Trophies.
Mr. Mogali said at the level of ECOWAS they want to organise a similar competition for the women of member countries.
He called on member countries to involve Women Wrestling in their National activities.
Haruna Bojang, Tinboy, Musa Sarr, Sareteh and Mafoday Sarr.
The wrestling, which startedyesterday, is expected to end on Sunday and is expected to be graced by the permanent secretary department of youth and sports Mr, Mamanyick Njie.
Participating countries have been divided into the following
three groups Group A: