Experts Drill Nigerian Coaches/Referees on Latest Wrestling Techniques


Experts from USA and Côte d’Ivoire among others are drilling 25 Nigerian coaches and referees on the latest coaching technicalities as well as updating their skills on the game.

Under the collaboration of the Nigeria Olympic Committee, Olympic Solidarity and the Nigeria Wrestling Federation, the United World Wrestling nominated Zachary Erret (USA) and Vincent Aka Akesse from Côte d’Ivoire to tinker the course which holds at the National Stadium Complex, Package B, in Abuja.

Scribe of the NOC, Hon Tunde Popoola who expressed his happiness with the coming of the course to Nigeria said that the country’s officials would make the best use of it by updating their skills as well as learn on the latest refereeing of the sport.

“It’s the hope of the NOC that our officials will benefit from this program and impart same to our Wrestlers”, Popoola said.

He also praised the large turn- out as an indication of the willingness of the officials to learn.
The course which started yesterday would end on December 4.