Nubian wrestling aims to gain global recognition

STORY: This is Nubian wrestling

Location: Khartoum, Sudan

It was traditionally performed by tribes to mark the end of the harvest season

Now, the Sudanese Wrestling Federation wants to get the sport globally recognized

with an improved rule book to unify the way it’s played

[Allah Jabo Suliman Kabo, Sudanese Wrestling Federation president]

"We are working hard so that Sudanese wrestling, with its uniqueness and popularity, will be included in the Olympics in the near future. We are also currently working with the Olympic Committee and with the International Federation, and this will take time and effort."