Africa/Oceania OG Qualifiers (Wrestling): Morocco’s Fouad Meskout on Inspection Mission in Tunisia
Tunis – The President of the African Wrestling Confederation, Moroccan Fouad Meskout, began Thursday an inspection mission in Tunisia, as an envoy of the United World Wrestling (UWW), ahead of the Africa/Oceania Wrestling Tokyo Olympic Games playoffs, scheduled from March 31 to April 5 in the city of Hammamet.
Meskout, who chairs the Royal Moroccan Federation of Wrestling, held talks in Tunis with the Tunisian acting Minister of Youth, Sports and Professional Integration, Siham Ayadi, on the country’s preparations to host this competition.
During this meeting, held in the presence of the president of the Tunisian Federation of wrestling, Houcine Kharrazi, the minister voiced her country’s commitment to organize major sporting events in various disciplines and for the benefit of different categories.
She also called for the establishment of a monitoring cell in charge of receiving the delegations participating in this edition, facilitating their entry into Tunisia and putting in place all the necessary logistics for the success of this event.
For his part, Meskout welcomed “the quality of tourist, hospitality and sports facilities in Tunisia,” stressing the need to comply with the health protocol established by the Tunisian Ministry of Health and the UWW.
Tunisia was designated by the UWW Executive Committee to host the qualifying tournament for the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2021 for the regions of Africa and Oceania.
Last modified : 19 March 2021