Karate: 200 Karatekas For National Open

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Karate Federation of Nigeria, KFN has concluded plans to organise the Karate  National Open Championship in Abia State.

The championship will hold from 5-12 December at the Aba Township Stadium, Abia  State, Nigeria.

Over 200 athletes are expected to participate in the seven-day championship.

Secretary of the Federation, Iyaluegbeghe Clement, told P.M.Sports that the  championship will help the federation to assess the athletes that will represent the  country at the forthcoming All Africa Games holding in Mozambique next year.

He urged the participants to give their best, saying that only the best athletes  will be selected for camping.

“The national coaches will use this championship to select the best players that  will be invited to camp for the All Africa Games.

“That’s why we are throwing the competition open to all and sundry to enable the  coaches get the best they want,” he said

The scribe disclosed that during the championship, there will be a technical course  for the participating coaches .

—Sunday  Akintoye

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