The Nigeria Judo Federation (NJF) has listed 20 events for the 2024 sporting calendar.
In a statement obtained by www.aclsports.com, the Nigeria Judo Federation (NJF) will begin the year with the first phase of the National Camp from January 20th in Port Harcourt while the second phase of the NJF National Camp comes up in February at Abuja.
The Military and ParaMilitary Judo Championship comes up in Abuja from 12th to 15th February followed by the 2024 African Judo Open in Algiers, Algeria from 16th to 17th February.
In the month of March, Judokas will be attending the Nigeria Police Games in Ibadan, Oyo state while selected athletes will feature in the 13th African Games in Ghana from 8th to 22nd March, 2024.
The country will witness the Ekus Open Judo Championship (Cadet and Junior) in Edo State by April, and attend the African Judo Championships (Individual and Team) from 25th to 28th April in Cairo, Egypt.
The first Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf Judo Championship comes up in Kano by May, the 2024 African Judo Open in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire from 23rd to 25th May while the nation’s athletes will be fielded for the 2024 African Judo Open in Niamey, Niger Republic from 1st to 2nd June.
Nigeria will be attending the 2024 European Judo Open from 8th to 9th June in Madrid, Spain while Kogi state will host the National Open Judo Championship in Lokoja by June. The 1st Governor Godwin Obaseki Cadet, Junior, Senior and Katas Judo Championship is scheduled for July in Benin City, Edo State.
Four tournaments come up in September and they include; 1st Dr Musa Oshodi Judo Championship in Ibadan, Oyo State, 2024 African Judo Open in Dakar, Senegal from 16th to 17th September and 2024 African Judo Open in Yaounde, Cameroon from 23rd to 24th September.
The last Championship of the year is the 2024 Katas Judo Championship in Abuja next December.