Twelve countries have confirmed their participation in the Nigeria International Taekwondo Open, scheduled to hold from the 8th to 10th of Febuary in Abuja.
This was announced by the Nigeria Taekwondo Federation (NTF)
The adequate arrangements have been put in place to have a memorable event, according to Chika Chukwumerije, a board member of the NTF in Lagos.
He said that athletes from Burkina Faso, Cameroun, Cote D’ Ivorie, DR Congo, Ghana, Guadeloupe, Niger Republic, Oman, Togo, USA, Senegal Togo and host country Nigeria would participate in the event.
“The World Taekwondo approved ranked G-1 event hosted by the NTF would create an enabling environment for athletes to boost their ranking in their various categories.
“The registration have been on for a while now and countries have indicated interest to feature their athletes, as at the moment, 12 nations have confirmed their participation.
“As the host country, we also have a good number of our athletes registered for the event and we have concluded arrangements to make the competition eventful for everyone,” he said.