Hanoi (VNA) – Mohamed Djouadj was reelected as President of the African Vovinam Federation (AVF) for the third consecutive term (2021-2025) during its 3rd congress held virtually, according to the Algerian Federation Vovinam.
At the head of the AVF since 2012, Djouadj is the only candidate and has won the great confidence of the congressmen, said the federation.
Speaking after his re-election, Djouadj said it was an honor for him to be reappointed for a third term, adding that it also testified to the efforts he made to develop this type of sport in Africa.
He stressed that his immediate objective is to be present at all sporting events such as competitions in Africa and internationally, training courses for coaches, as well as to provide support to African countries to develop this type. martial art.
World Vovinam Federation President Mai Huu Tin praised the role of AVF members in promoting the development of Vietnamese martial art and its use at the same level as others Martial Arts.
AVF members also approved the 2022 program, the admission of new members, as well as the authorization to host the 2022 African Vovinam Championships in Senegal, scheduled for October next year.
Regarding the annual activities of these countries, the federation has decided to organize three training sessions in 2022 in Côte d’Ivoire, Libya and Nigeria, as well as end of studies exams in Senegal dedicated to martial artists who wish rise in rank./.