May 20, 2024

Tanzania to host Africa Kabaddi Championship

Tanzania to host Africa Kabaddi Championship
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Other nations expected to take part in the championship include African powerhouse Kenya, Cameroon, Nigeria, Egypt, and Zimbabwe.

Tanzania's men's and women's national teams have been challenged to go for top honors as the country hosts the African Kabaddi Championships from 29 June to 5 July at the Ubungo Plaza in Dar es Salaam.

The country's Deputy Minister for Information,Culture, Sports and Arts Paulina Gekul said that it was an honour for the country to host the continental championship and that it will good for the national teams to showcase their prowess.

She said that the government is throwing its weight to support the team, while also urging Tanzanians to rally behind the team.

"The government is very keen to support sporting events that is the reason why we have come up with tax exemption on artificial grass and several other efforts to help athletes, musicians and artistes to excel," she said.

Other nations expected to take part in the championship include African powerhouse Kenya, Cameroon, Nigeria, Egypt, and Zimbabwe.