Madagascar: Taekwondo national team forfeits world championship of Abidjan
Madagascar shall not take part in the Taekwondo world championship of Abidjan (Côte D’Ivoire) June 16-17, the president of the federation Danny Rasolofoma- soandro announced Wednesday. According to Rasolofoma- soandro, nobody including the ministry of sports is ready to sponsor even a single fighter due to economic hardship. Rasolofoma- soandro also said that it was to avoid such embarrassment that he had solicited the help of the ministry one month before the world championships. To compensate the absence in Abidjan, Rasolofoma- soandro promised to have his athletes compete in Europe after which they shall train ahead the African championship of Madagascar next October.