Ram Fighting to feature at Nigerian National Sports Festival this year

Lagos – Basheer Agusto, Chairman, Traditional Sports Federation of Nigeria (TSFN), on Sunday said that arrangements were in progress to feature Ram Fighting at the 19th National Sports Festival (NSF) in Calabar.

Agusto told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the side lines of the National Ram Fighting Competition holding in Lagos, that the sport had contributed immensely to the development of traditional sports in the country.

Agusto said, “We were at the EKO 2012 festival for demonstration.

“Since then, the development of the sport has been significant especially among the states in the west who are also promoting ram competition.

“This is one arm of traditional sports that has gained ground, with Lagos State setting the pace.
“Oyo, Ogun, Kwara, Plateau, Sokoto and FCT, Abuja have also keyed in.

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