Board members of Nigeria Wrestling Federation will today (Wednesday) meet in Abuja to discuss on matters of urgency.
Recall that on 12th June, 2017, Igali and 5 others were elected to pilot the affairs of the federation.
The President Nigeria Wrestling Federation, Daniel Igali told ACLSports.com that the members are meeting to discuss the hosting of the 2018 Africa Wrestling Championships, and development of cadets and junior wrestlers.
“We are meeting to discuss the hosting of the African championships, ratification of our constitution, sponsorship and marketing initiatives, development of cadet talent among other issues”, he said.
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Igali noted that the federation will go beyond just winning medals for Nigeria, but must also ensure athletes are placed in strategic positions to effect decision making.
“If we must be taken seriously in sports, not only should we aspire to win medals at the world stage, we must strategically place athletes and our board members in decision making positions on different committees and commissions either through elections or appointments.”
The board members are: Prince while F.A.B Adenekan (South West) the Vice-president, Alber Atiwurcha, (North-East) and Chinonye, (South-East) Zonal Representatives.
The rest are Christopher Amkpila, representing North-Central, and Habeeb Abubakar, representing North-West.