Sport Minister Dalung Congratulates Wrestling Champions
Minister Dalung Congratulates Wrestling Champions – The Minister of
Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung has congratulated Nigeria’s
team to the just concluded Senior African Wrestling Championship held in
Minister commended the team when the President of the Nigeria Wrestling
Federation, Daniel Igali visited him in his office in Abuja on Tuesday.
are proud of your display of excellence at the African Wrestling
Championship in Morocco. We know how difficult it was to access funds to
prepare and compete in the championship, but the Ministry of Youth and
Sports will always do its best to ensure that athletes representing the
country are adequately prepared and taken care of”.
Dalung seized the opportunity to praise the Wrestling Federation’s
President Daniel Igali for his immense contributions to wrestling in the
leadership is key and fundamental to development. I want to
congratulate the President of the Nigerian Wrestling Federation for his
resilience and sacrifice for these wrestlers. You cannot dispute his
passion for the development of wrestling in the country. I have no doubt
these athletes will be nurtured and kept for the commonwealth games. I
want to charge you all to keep working for the success of not only your
chosen field but also for the pride of our great country.”
Team Nigeria won 8 gold medals and 2 silver at the African championship.
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