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Report of the first African Jiu-Jitsu Championship

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Dear Members, Collaborators and Friends,

from the 20th to the 21st March 2010 was held in Tunis (Tunisia, at the “Cité Sportive des jeunes d’El Menzah”), the first African Jiu-Jitsu Championship, with the honourable presences of the JJIF and JJAFU Executive Presidents (Mr. Panagiotis Theodoropoulos and Mr. Colince Tatsa Tchinda). Six African countries took part to that memorable event: Algéria, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Libya, Senegal and Tunisia. After a special JJAFU board meeting, many was awarded for their contribution to the Jiu-Jitsu development in Africa; among many others we can list:

  • Mr. Nejib Farhat was granted a 6th DAN of Jiu-Jitsu;
  • Mr. Giancarlo Bagnulo was appointed « Special Technical Advisor » to the President;
  • Mr. Dimitris the new Director of the JJAFU Referee Committee was also specially awarded.
At the same occasion was held a seminar and a referee test through which has been selected the first continental referees. We seize this opportunity to forward special thanks to JJIF, to Tunisian Judo federation as well as the President of the Jiu-Jitsu Committee (Mr. Nejib Farhat), without forgetting all our collaborators who in anyway contribute to the success of that historical event.

Report 1rst JJAFU Championship
Date 2010-04-12 Language  French Filesize 1.27 MB Download 626

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