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Nigeria to host inter’l fencing tournament

Nigeria to host inter’l fencing tournament

The Nigerian Fencing Federation has been awarded the rights to host the 2018 Junior/Cadet African Fencing Championships in Lagos, Nigeria.

The Championships will take place from the 26th of February to the 5th of March 2018, 8am – 7pm Daily.

The J/C AFC is an Internationally recognized and FIE (Switzerland) approved tournament, that provides a platform for fencers across Africa’s 31 registered nations to compete for World Points; leading them to the Olympics.

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The tournament would pull in thousands of fencers, delegates and spectators from all other African countries inclusive of Nigeria,

This is the first International fencing tournament in Nigeria.

Participating Countries comprise all registered African countries, being a minimum of 150 fencers.

 

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