Tunisia To Host Nigeria, 20 Others In African Weightlifting Championship

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North African country Tunisia has been named as the host of the 33rd edition of the African Weightlifting Championship.

Nigeria is among the 21 countries that will take part in the championship that will also serve as the qualifiers for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.

189 athletes are expected to take part in the championship that will take place at Hammadi Ben Ammar Hall in La Goulette from the 11th to the 20th of May, 2023.

Azerbaijan is the only country outside the continent that will take part in the championship after they were granted an invitation by the organiser.

List of participating countries:

Tunisia

Nigeria

Algeria

Egypt

Morocco

Libya

Mauritania

Sudan

Uganda

Mauritius

South Africa

Sierra Leone

Seychelles

Zambia

Cameroon

Botswana

Kenya

Lesotho

DR Congo

Ghana

Madagascar

Azerbaijan