1st AFTU International Open Start


Today, Feb. 21st ,2015 the 1st AFTU OPEN (G1) will be launched in Alexandria , Egypt , with 263 players registered for participation , and about 38 countries .

Even though the weather in Alexandria reached an exceptionally low temperature and extremely strong winds , athletes, coaches and officials managed to arrive to Alexandria in time to finalize accreditation . Weather conditions were so bad that Alexandria port had to be closed.

The Competition Supervisory Board will be consisting of : Mr. Ide Issaka, AFTU First Vice President , Mr. Driss el Hilali, AFTU Vice President , Mr. Alain Badiashile, AFTU Vice President , Mr. Jeong Ki Young , and Dr. Jonathan Nnaji will be WTF Technical Delegate.

Competitions are to start today at 9 a.m. at the Olympic Club Hall , which is located about 10 mnts from the Hotel Tolip , which is the main hotel for the Championship.