Taekwondo: Nigerian Army Knocks Out Nigeria Police Force at Korea Ambassador Cup

… "Chief of Army Staff has invested heavily in Sports" -  says Brig Gen Bello

The Nigerian Army heavyweight athlete, Benjamin Okuomose knocked out Nigeria Police Force athlete, Ofe Mordicia in the men's -87kg final at the 2023 Korea Ambassador Cup.

Okuomose spent no time dismantling officer Mordecai in less than one minute to retain his Korea Cup title on Sunday.

The Nigerian Army won Four gold, Four silver and two Bronze on the Day 2 of the ongoing 11th edition of the Korea Ambassador Cup.

An elated Director of Physical Training in the Nigeria Army, Brigadier General Abdulrahman Bello said the improvement of the athletes can be traced to the investment of the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Taoreed Lagbaja in sports.

Brigadier General Bello said sports have witnessed a huge turn around adding that various sports are already revived.

He said, "I am so happy because part of the command/philosophy of the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Taoreed Lagbaja is training. 

"The performance of the athletes at the Korea Ambassador Cup is a sign of effective training; you saw that Benjamin Okuomose finished his opponent within a minute. I am happy the Army has achieved the aim and the command philosophy.

"Our performance shows we are working and sports are being revived in the Nigerian Army. Before now, it has not been rosy like it is under the Chief of Army Staff and God willing, you'll witness more great feats from the Army", he said. 

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