The President of the Nigeria Taekwondo Federation NTF,George Ashiru, says the just concluded Korean Ambassador’s Taekwondo Cup, had helped the body to identify budding talents for future competitions.
Ashiru said the athletes performed brilliantly in their various weight categories and fought in accordance with the current rules.
Meanwhile, no fewer than three hundred and nine athletes participated in the NTF approved competition, which was hosted by the Lagos State Taekwondo Association, in which the athletes featured in fights and demonstrations event.
He added that the latest electronic devices were used for scoring, while well-informed referees, officiated at the competition.
In the same vein, Koffi Anani, a World Taekwondo Federation graded referee, commended the LSTA for a well-organised and hitch-free event.
Anani said that he was also impressed by the manner in which the athletes and coaches conducted themselves during the three-day competition.