By; AYO OJEDOKUN, Lagos
In a bid to ensure a smooth running for Muaythai at the National Sports Festival (NSF) 2022 in Delta State, the federation has lined up series of evenyt to keep both athletes and officials in good shape ahead of the multi sports competition.
Muaythai will be featuring as a demonstration sport at the sports festival after receiving an approval from the sports ministry
Chairman referees council Muaythai Federation of Nigeria, Grand Master Jacob David, said the coaches and officials will first undergo a technical course to be in tune with the latest techniques of Muaythai after which the sportsmen and women will have a refresher seminar to also bring them up to speed on the current state of the martial arts sport.
At the end, all participants will take part in a test run championship to see how well they are able to acquaint themselves with all they have learnt
It would be recalled that the Muaythai Federation of Nigeria has been recognised/accepted by the Federal Ministry of Sports into the National Sports Festival in 2022.
This was made known in a letter by the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development.
The Ministry has however, charged the federation to commence preparation in earnest for a smooth programme in 2022.
Delta State who emerged champions of the Edo 2020 National Sports Festival will be hosting the 2022 edition.