Freetown, SIERRA LEONE – Sierra Leone Kabaddi Association is poised to make history as they’ve been entrusted with the privilege of hosting the International Kabaddi Championship in June and July of 2024. This momentous occasion marks a significant milestone in the nation’s growing prominence in the world of Kabaddi.
The International Kabaddi Federation has officially granted Sierra Leone Kabaddi Association the mandate to host the prestigious event, encompassing both male and female categories in both the Junior and Senior sections. The global governing body for Amateur Kabaddi Worldwide expressed unwavering confidence in Sierra Leone’s ability to deliver a successful and memorable Championship.
A letter sent to the Sierra Leone Kabaddi Association extended warm congratulations and entrusted the responsibility of orchestrating the tournament, making all necessary arrangements, and ensuring the overall success of the event. This gesture underscores the faith placed in Sierra Leone’s Kabaddi Federation.
The Director of the International Amateur Kabaddi Federation expressed gratitude to the dedicated executive team of the Sierra Leone Kabaddi Association for their unwavering commitment to Kabaddi’s development. The excitement for the International Kabaddi Championship 2024 under Sierra Leone’s Kabaddi Federation is palpable.
Collaboration between the International Amateur Kabaddi Federation and the Sierra Leone Kabaddi Association is expected to promote the sport of Kabaddi and foster goodwill among Kabaddi enthusiasts worldwide. Upholding the highest standards of sportsmanship, integrity, and fairness throughout the event remains a top priority.
President Sonny Johnson revealed that Sierra Leone’s athletes have been in serious training mode at the Aberdeen Beach every Saturday morning, long before the announcement of their hosting duties. This dedication ensures that they are well-prepared for both local and international competitions. BT/29/10/2023