Calabar Houses Africa’s First Ice-Rink Curling Facility


The capital of  Cross Rivers State Calabar in South South zone of Nigeria is housing Africa’s first ever facility for a new game called Curling.

According to the President of Nigeria Curling Federation (NCF) Mr Daniel Damola, construction of the Ice Rink in Calabar has begun, with the project being in its early stages.

Featuring on the BCOS TV sports programme Saturday Breakfast Sports Show anchored by Boluwaji Ogunmola and produced by Adewale Tijani, Mr Damola disclosed that the project when completed will have two ice facilities – one for curling and the other will be for ice sports, in addition to a bar, and conference centre.

“Currently, the project is in its early development stages. The first task of clearing the land and fencing the entire property is now underway”, he said.

 The President, Nigeria Curling Federation, who hinted on the sports programme that the facility is expected to be completed by December 2021, expressed optimism that the facility will…

Source: Complete Sports