Nigeria win Polo World Championship bronze

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The Nigeria team has won bronze at the 2024 Chovken World Championship held in Baku, Azerbaijan.

Nura Kangiwa, patron of NSK polo team, disclosed this in a statement by Joesef Karim, Media Assistant to Vice President, African Region, International Chovken Federation on Monday in Abuja.

Kangiwa, who is also the Chairman, African Region of the International Chovken Federation, said that Nigeria drew 1-1 with Uzbekistan to win bronze on points from previous matches.

“This is the first time Nigeria participated in any global Chovken, an ancient equestrian sport similar to polo.

“Team Nigeria’s build-up to the finals, Nigeria beat Germany 5-0; beat Poland 4-1; and lost against Morocco 4-1,” he said.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the World Chovken Championship was held from June 10 to 16.

NAN  reports that  Turkey, Malta, Kuwait, Morocco, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Poland, Germany, and Nigeria, including hosts Azerbaijan participated in the championship.

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