By Femi Atolagbe
The Traditional Sports Federation of Nigeria (TSFN), has cautioned traditional wrestlers and boxers taking part at the ongoing 20th edition of the National Sports Festival (NSF) to desist from unruly conduct or risk been slammed with severe sanctions.
The Technical Director of the federation, John Gana disclosed this in a chat with sports writers. He said the federation will impose sanctions on athletes that failed to comply with the laid down rules.
Gana said the federation will deploy the use of modern traditional wrestling and boxing rules at the games.
He enjoined athletes competing in the duo events to abreast themselves with the modern rules that regulates their events, adding that ignorance about the rules are unacceptable.
He appealed to aggrieved traditional boxers and wrestlers to resort to the use of appropriate laid out channels in seeking redress, when aggrieved.
Gana however, assured athletes and their accompanying officials of fair and balanced officiating during the events .