Igali Confirms Nigeria’s Participation In Beat The Street Wrestling In New York

By Godwin Aikigbe

President, Nigeria Wrestling Federation, Daniel Igali, has confirmed Nigeria’s participation in the yearly Beat The Street Event in New York City in May, 2018.

The Olympic gold medalist revealed in a tweet that some female wrestlers will represent the country at the event that will also feature wrestlers from Cuba.

“‏I can confirm that on invitation from USA Wrestling, a select group of Nigerian female wrestlers will participate at the Beat The Street Event in New York City in May, 2018,” Igali tweeted on Wednesday.

The Beat the Streets USA Wrestling Program is to expand Wrestling in America’s Urban Centers, helping at-risk kids through discipline, structure while developing wrestling from the youth through the Olympic level in these cities. The goal is to provide opportunities for boys and girls in the activity of wrestling.