Nigerian wrestlers ready for pre-olympic tournament in Serbia – Daniel Igali

The president of the Ni­geria Wrestling Federa­tion (NWF), Dr. Daniel Igali has said that he is positive of a good out­ing in the forthcoming World Wres­tling Championship in Belgrade, Serbia from September 16 to 22.

Champion Igali gave the hint when he paid an unscheduled visit to the camp of the Wrestlers at the dynamite theatre of wres­tling in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital on monday ahead of the first pre-olympic qualifier.

Igali noted that he was elated with the level of training so far, express­ing optimism that Ni­gerian wrestlers would distinguish themselves at the world championship.

Champion Igali explained that with the achievement recorded in wrestling in the last 10 years, he is targeting a medal sweep in Serbia, stating that no sport has done better than wres­tling in Nigeria.

Daniel Igali noted that records in the wrestling federa­tion speak volumes for the federation and they are leaving nothing to chance to produce a five-star performance in Belgrade, Serbia.

Champion Igali added that the delegation would consist of six wrestlers, two coaches, one medical personnel and two officials.

Champion Daniel Igali also used the medium to congratulate the new Minister of Sports Development, Senator John Owan Enoh on his appointment by president Bola Tinubu.

Daniel Igali hopes for a good working relationship with the new minister, stressing his antecedents are quite encouraging as a grassroots man.

Equally, Daniel Igali who doubles as the commissioner for youth and sports development in Bayelsa State commended the magnanimous role of Governor Douye Diri and his deputy Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo for supporting their camping in Yenagoa.

Champion Igali noted that the Bayelsa State Government has been generous to the Wrestling Federation in financially supporting its projects.

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