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WKF President attends OCA General Assembly

2020-12-21

WKF President attends OCA General Assembly

WKF President Antonio Espinós participated in the General Assembly of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) which was held in Muscat (Oman).

WKF President Antonio Espinós participated in the General Assembly of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) which was held in Muscat (Oman). The head of Karate’s international governing body also maintained high-level meetings with top sports officials in the region.

The Olympic Council of Asia celebrated its General Assembly this past week in Muscat (Oman). The event concluded with far-reaching decisions for the progress of sports in the continent

During his three-day stay in Oman, Mr Espinós, who was accompanied by the AKF President Major General Nasser Alrazooqui, met with OCA President Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah. The situation of Karate in the continent and the participation of the sport in the next editions of the Asian Games were discussed at the meeting.

WKF President also took the opportunity to visit the president of the Oman Olympic Committee Seyed Khalid Bin Hamad Al Busaidi. As the popularity of Karate in the region intensifies, the celebration of upcoming events of the sport in the area was on top of the agenda. AKF President Major General Nasser Alrazooqi and Oman Karate Federation president Abdulmalik bin Ghassan AlMazroui also participated in the gatherings.

“It was an honour to participate in the OCA General Assembly, and I want to thank OCA President Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah for his continuous support for Karate. The strength of our sport in Asia is unparalleled and the growth that Karate has experienced over the last years makes us believe that our discipline can further play a decisive role in the region. With the invaluable contribution of AKF President Major General Nasser Alrazooqi and all the Asian National Federations, we can continue taking our sport to new heights in the continent,” said WKF President Antonio Espinós.

(Picture: From left to right: AKF President Major General Nasser Alrazooqi, OCA President Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, and WKF President Antonio Espinós)

WKF President (centre) and AKF President Major General Nasser Alrazooqi (second left) with representatives of the Oman Karate Federation.

From left to right: WKF President Antonio Espinós, AKF President Major General Nasser Alrazooqi and the Oman Olympic Committee Seyed Khalid Bin Hamad Al Busaidi.