The President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF), Daniel Igali, has said that the federation will go ahead with the hosting of the maiden edition of Champion of Champions Tournament amid the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The championship scheduled to commence tomorrow at the ultra-modern Theatre of Wrestling Complex, Yenizue Gene in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital, will end on January 18.

Igali said that due to the more devastating effect of the pandemic that the federation had taken a decision to decrease the number of athletes participating in the championship.

He added that all due protocols would be adhered to in collaboration with the Bayelsa Ministry of Health to avoid any breach of the rules put in place by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 pandemic. GUD/JA