Traditional Wrestling (Kokowa) Assistant National Coach, Gambo Agbem said Nigeria Kokowa wrestlers possesses what it takes to upset favorite countries at the 7th edition of the ECOWAS Wrestling Championship which begins today (October 9th) in Dakar, Senegal.
Gambo who expressed confidence over the wrestlers paraded said Nigerians should expect nothing less that the trophy.
“We have two All Africa Games medalist in the team Soso Tamara and Sinivie Boltic and am optimistic that they will lift the nation’s name high” said Gambo.
He added that the president trado sports federation Nigeria, Mohammed Abdullahi has provided an enabling environment for the grooming of younger traditional wrestlers noting that Kokowa will start featuring in secondary schools and during festive activities in villages.
The team on Wednesday left the shores of Nigeria with Coach Oppiah and the five wrestlers.