2016 UFAK Tourney:UFN selects 20 Karatekas

The Karate Federation of Nigeria (KFN) says it has selected 20 karatekas who will represent the country at the forthcoming 16th African Championships Junior/Senior Karate in Durban, South Africa. The championship has been sheduled to take place from July 15 to July 17. The federation’s President, Donatus Agu-Ejidike, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Lagos that the athletes were selected because of their readiness and exceptional performances. NAN reports that the 10 female and 10 male athletes were selected at the National Championships/Coaching and Referees Course that took place from April 11 to April 16 in Delta. Agu-Ejidike, also the Nigerian Pillar of Sports, appealed to corporate organisations to assist the federation to achieve its target of exposing athletes to continental and international tournaments. hear him; “We just concluded the trials in Asaba on Friday and it was used to select those that will represent the country. It is not enough. “We are...