KOKAWA

Kokawa wrestling is one of the oldest sports with a history dating back to the time where fighters compete for honors wrestling each other in a sand filled circle of about six meters in diameter.The wrestling’s contests are between two strength of the males that is tested so as to prepare them for the inter-tribal wars, winning the hands of a lady in marriage or the likes.

There are 3 rounds and the wrestling match is fought in different weight categories, Aside from the social importance, wrestling contests provide for recreating and healthy living among the people. In some areas there is no age, weight, or height limit, It just pure entertainment or wrestling for a particular amount of money as low as (#50) $0.14 but on the whole, these wrestling matches are still of varying social significance and similar application. In most cases musicians accompany their wrestlers. There are referees who make sure that the accepted rules are not violated.

In most cases musicians accompany their wrestlers. There are referees who make sure that the accepted rules are not violated.