Abuja to host 2017 National Taekwondo Open As NTF Names Committees

Rising from its inaugural board meeting on Tuesday in Lagos, the Nigeria Taekwondo Federation has picked Abuja as the host of the 2017 National Open Championships holding in December. The meeting was held at the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) board room was attended by the President, Mrs Margaret Elizabeth Binga, the Secretary-General, Mr Taiwo Oriss…

Nigeria’s Otuadinma Earns World Taekwondo Grand Prix Invitation

Nigeria’s African Champion, Uzoamaka Otuadinma, has been invited by the World Taekwondo body for the prestigious WT World Taekwondo Grand Prix, which is scheduled to hold in Rabat, Morocco 27 – 28, 2017. The WT Grand Prix Series is a G-4 ranked prestigious event exclusively for the top ranked athletes in the world who compete…

12 States Confirmed for CCSF Taekwondo Prix Series III

Twelve states have confirmed attendance at the third edition of the Chika Chukwumerije Sports Foundation Prix Series III, which is scheduled to hold at the Indoor Boxing Hall of the Old Parade Ground at FCT Abuja between 8 – 9 September 2017. The Prix Series, which is organized by the FCT Taekwondo Association, in partnership…

Nigeria’s Otuadinma earns World Taekwondo Grand Prix Invitation

Nigeria’s African Champion, Uzoamaka Otuadinma, has been invited by the World Taekwondo body for the prestigious WT World Taekwondo Grand Prix, which is scheduled to hold in Rabat, Morocco September 22 – 24, 2017. The WT Grand Prix Series is a G-4 ranked prestigious event exclusively for the top ranked athletes in the world who…

Taekwondo federation will focus on athletes, grassroots – Binga

The Margaret Binga-led board of the Nigeria Taekwondo Federation will give priority to athletes as well as grassroots development of the sport. Binga, who was inaugurated in Abuja as the first female President of the federation promised to restore the glory of Nigeria in taekwondo continentally and globally. In her acceptance speech, the former two-time…

12 States Confirm For CCSF Taekwondo Prix Series II

Twelve states across the country were able to meet the deadline and they have also been confirmed for the Chika Chukwumerije Sports Foundation (CCSF) Taekwondo Prix Series II holding on June 9 to10 at the Old Parade Ground in Abuja. Host – Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja will be joined by Niger, Benue, Plateau, Lagos,…

Stage Set For CCSF Taekwondo PRIX SERIES II

Preparations have begun in earnest for the second edition of the 2017 CCSF Prix Series, which is set to hold on the 9th and 10th June 2017 at the Old Parade Ground Abuja. The innovative grassroots sports event, which is an initiative of the Chika Chukwumerije Sports Foundation, will be expecting over 150 athletes over…

Two Team CCSF Athletes Win medals At Dakar Taekwondo International Open

With just two athletes, the taekwondo team of the Chika Chukwumerije Sports Foundation (CCSF) won two medals at the Dakar International Taekwondo Open, which held on 17th and 18th March 2019 at the Ndiaye Stadium, Dakar Senegal. Upcoming star, Elizabeth Anyanacho, continued her golden form as she clinched the gold medal in the adult -67kg…

CCSF Prix Series Thrills Taekwondists

Taekwondists that featured in the inaugural Chika Chukwumerije Sports Festival (CCSF) Prix Series were thrilled with the quality of the organization and standard of the one-day championship. 78 kids from thirteen Taekwondo clubs in the FCT competed in four age categories while 40 athletes from five states participated in the adult category. The indoor boxing…

Abuja Taekwondo Referee Course Excites Officials

The knowledge acquired at the one-day Taekwondo Referee Course cannot be underestimated as the 61 officials that attended the training could not hide their excitement on the quality of the exercise. The world class referee seminar was organiSed by the Chika Chukwumerije Sports Foundation (CCSF) in partnership with the FCT Taekwondo Association with participants grateful…

Abuja To Host Taekwondo Referee Course

To acquaint the officials with the new rules in Taekwondo, the Chika Chukwumerije Sports Foundation (CCSF) in collaboration with the FCT Taekwondo Association is set to host and organize the World-Class Referee course, coming up on March 8 2017 at the Old Parade Ground, FCT Abuja. The World Class Referee Course is being conducted by…

Abuja Gears Up For CCSF Taekwondo Prix Series

The Chika Chukwumerije Sports Foundation is set to host the inaugural 2017 CCSF Taekwondo Prix Series I on the 11th March 2017, at the Old Parade Ground Abuja. The event, which is sanctioned by the FCT Taekwondo Association and held in partnership with the FCT Sports Council is the first of a four-part series event…