NJF vows to reorganise Judo


By Luminous Jannamike
ABUJA – President, Nigeria Judo Federation (NJF), Prince Timothy Nsirim, on Thursday, said the current board of the federation has put plans in place to effectively manage and reorganise the sport in line with international best practices.

Chika Chukwumerije at the Beijing 2008 Olympics where he won a bronze medal.

According to Nsirim, “the last forty-five years have not been good for Judo, but we have promised Nigerians that Judo will take a new turn in the coming years. The current board will reorganize the sport in line with the international best practice module.”

To this end, he disclosed that the federation has concluded arrangements to host a National Open Judo Championship billed to kick-off at the Ogbe Stadium, Benin, Edo State from the 13th of December 2017 with bouts in the Senior, Junior and Cadet Categories for both males and females.


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