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Local wrestling competition in Sanchaba on Sunday

Jun 15, 2012, 3:17 PM

Sanchaba United gym and wrestling club is staging its first wrestling competition this Sunday.

Fighters are being invited to compete in the Gambian mbapat style (no fist strikes) from 4:30pm.

Competitors should arrive from 2:00pm for registration and weigh-in. The bouts will take place in the Sanchaba United gym compound.

There will be junior category (65kg – 75kg) and a senior category (75kg – 85kg) with cash prizes for the winners.

The entrance fee is D25 for adult spectators and D10 for children.

The competition will be a great opportunity to watch some local wrestling ahead of the national championships taking place on the weekend of June 29 at the Independence Stadium in Bakau.