By; AYO OJEDOKUN, Lagos
The Muaythai Federation of Nigeria (MFN), has commended the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare for his commitment and support towards the growth of Muaythai in the country
The commendation is coming after the Muaythai Federation of Nigeria received a letter of recognition / acceptance from the Federal Ministry of Sports into the National Sports Festival in 2022.
The ministry in the letter noted that all arrangements for the Edo 2020 sports festival have been concluded, hence the need for the federation to be working towards the next edition billed for next year.
The ministry however, charged the federation to commence preparation in earnest for a smooth programme in 2022.
President of Muaythai Federation of Nigeria, Comrade Paul Egonu expressed joy over the gesture of the ministry, while assuring that Muaythai Athletes will give their best at any major competition.
“We are very grateful to the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare for his passion and support for sports especially Muaythai. ‘
“We promise to repay this gesture by winning laurels for the country at any competition we participate in, ” Egonu assured.