Khartoum has hosted a 1-Star AIBA R&J Certification Course, held in collaboration with Arab Boxing federation and Sudan Boxing Association
The course, which coincided with the national Republican Open Championship, was attended by participants from Tunisia, Egypt, Lebanon, Yemen, Palestine, Qatar, Uganda, Zambia, Jordon and the hosting Sudan.
The opening session of the training course graced by the President of Arab Boxing Federation Yousif Al-Kazim, President of Sudan Olympic Committee Mr. Hashim Haroun, General Director of Youth and Sports with Sudanese Ministry of Youth and Sports Mohamed Saleh Wada'a.
Speakers at the ceremony highlighted Sudan's efforts to promote the sports nationwide.
The Secretary of Sudan Boxing Association Ekrima Hashim thanked the Arab Boxing Federation for availing Sudan with the opportunity to host the training course in Khartoum and next championship.
The 3-day training on one-star referee, judges certification course, commenced on 22 October 2017, included theory, practical sessions and written examination and feedback
The AIBA World Boxing Academy is a specialized center of excellence for National Federations that are affiliated to AIBA. The Academy provides the most modern training facilities and programs, not only for the development of athletes but also for a wide range of experts, coaches, judges, doctors, sports managers and administrators.
This sports complex is one of the main foundations for the further development and promotion of boxing. Classrooms as well as state-of-the-art gyms and boxing halls, equipped and staffed with the most modern equipment, are key for future champions.