Nigeria’s Austin Edeze on Tuesday emerged the 2nd Vice- President of the United World Wrestling (UWW) in El-Jadida, Morocco.
The election passed off throughout the African Congress.
Daniel Igali, the President, Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) mentioned on telephone from Morocco that he was excited by using the improvement.
“i’m elated that Edeze the instant past president of the NWF was once re-elected to the executive committee of UWW Africa.
“now not only that, he was once elevated to the place of 2nd Vice-President.
“It’s vital to have totally different folks at strategic positions of leadership on the continental and world ranges of every sport.
“this enables for untapped opportunities to be harnessed,’’mentioned Igali.
The 2000 Sydney Olympic gold medalist introduced that the NWF additionally submitted the bid report to host the 2018 Senior Africa Wrestling Championships.
“We submitted the bid to UWW Africa president Gouad Meskout.
“with a bit of luck earlier than the top of the Africa Wrestling Championships here in Morocco, a choice shall be made.
“Algeria, Tunisia and Nigeria are bidding for the website hosting rights for the 2018 Africa Wrestling Championships,’’the Olympian brought. (NAN)