The Nigeria Police Force said it will give major priority to combat sports in the 2016 police games following the diminishing value of the sports in Nigeria.
The Games is billed for March 14 to March 27 at the National Stadium, Abuja as 28 sports would feature at this year’s edition of the Games.
The NPF listed Boxing, Kickboxing, Taekwondo, Karate, Judo, Wrestling, Weightlifting and Wushu kungfu, as combat sports to be competed for.
Others are; Athletics, Badminton, Chess, Dart, Golf, Squash, shooting , Tennis, Table Tennis, Rugby, Hockey, Football, Polo, Basketball, Volleyball, Handball, Scrabble, Tug of War and cycling.
The Force Sports Secretary-General, Anderson Bankole advised its zones to adhere to the deadline for the submission of lists toward the Police Games.
He said that the deadline would lapse in the first week of March.
The secretary-general said that only one zone had concluded its selection process and had sent the list of its players.
Nigeria Police Force athletes and the DG, NSC