Safe MMA Approves Competitors for 2017 IMMAF Africa Open

The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation hosts its boutique 2017 IMMAF Africa Open Championships this week in Johannesburg, with the two day tournament rescheduled to commence tomorrow at the Brakpan Indoor Sports Arena. The event is hosted and organised by Mixed Martial Arts South Africa.

Safe MMA has this evening confirmed as medically approved, the international roster listed below for competition.

Five countries are represented in the event held to support the development of Amateur MMA in the region and provide international competition locally: DR Congo, South Africa, India, Russia and Bahrain.

Team Bahrain will be looking to make an impact and score some points in the IMMAF Amateur MMA Rankings ahead of Bahrain’s hosting of the flagship 2017 IMMAF World Championships in Manama this November. The larger scale event has received 350+ intents to compete, while official registration is now open.

Safe MMA Approved Competitors for the 2017 IMMAF Africa Open:

Hamza Zrira (Bahrain)
Hussain Abdulla (Bahrain)
Nayef Fikri (Bahrain)
Eliezer Kubanza (DR Congo)
Musa Raish (India)
Suhaib Logde (India)
Vikram M N (India)
Abdulmanap Magomedov (Russia)
Gamzat Magomedov (Russia)
Ramazan Gitinov (Russia)
Daniel Duda (South Africa)
Dimitri Fogg (South Africa)
Frikkie Bendeman (South Africa)
Katiso Matime (South Africa)
Nkosi Ndebele (South Africa)
Riyaad Pandy (South Africa)
Shaun Joubert (South Africa)
Sheldon James Victor (South Africa)
Wade Kerspuy (South Africa)

For more information about IMMAF Championship events go to:

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