The Nigerian Army Kick-Boxing Team on Thursday emerged winners of the 2017 National Open Kick-Boxing Championships held at the Rowe Park Indoor Sports Hall, Yaba, Lagos which was organized by the Kick-Boxing Federation of Nigeria.
The championships featured male and female teams from various States of the Federation, Armed Forces of Nigeria, Nigeria Police, Para-Military Agencies and kick-boxing clubs across Nigeria.
The Nigerian Army team emerged winners with 9 Gold, 8 Silver and 4 Bronze Medals ahead of the Nigeria Police Force team which came Second with 4 Gold Medals and Oyo State came third with 2 Gold Medals.
A statement by Brigadier General Sani Usman, Director, Army Public relations, recalled that in April 2017, the Nigerian Army Kick-Boxing Team also won the Second Nigeria King of the Ring Kick-Boxing championships held at Port Harcourt, Rivers State, organized by the World Kick-Boxing and Karate Union.
Usman said the Chief of Army Staff has reached out to the members of the Nigerian Army Kick-Boxing Team and congratulated them on the feat achieved.
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