Senegal and Ghana has indicated its willingness to attend the forthcoming 2017 edition of the Lagos International Taekwondo classics holding between November 23rd and 25th, 2017 at the Molade Okoya Thomas Multipurpose Hall of the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos.
Other countries whose entries have also been received include Senegal, Mali and Seychelles among others. This is the fourth edition of the programme.
Chairman of the Main Organising Committee, Jimmy Ogunowo, disclosed to reporters yesterday that the level of preparations made so far will ensure more participation from other countries for the annual event.
Ogunowo who is also the chairman of the Lagos State Taekwondo Association said preparations towards hosting a successful championship.
“We have made all the necessary contacts to ensure that equipment and man-power from the Korean Embassy will be available for the programme,” he remarked.
He said that the taekwondo classic is being sponsored by the Lagos State Government through the Lagos State Sports Commission in line with the state government policy on sports development, tourism and entertainment.