Cabo Verde may join the International Fencing Federation from November

Praia, Sep 4 (Inforpress) – Cabo Verde may join the International Fencing Federation (FIE), if approved at the World Confederation Congress of the organization, which will meet on November 28 and 29, in Lausanne, in Switzerland.

To this end, a delegation from the International Fencing Federation (FIE) is in the archipelago for a two-day visit to learn about the process of implementing fencing in the country.

At a press conference on Tuesday in Praia, Italian Fencing Federation president and World Confederation member Giorgio Scarso said they would submit the report to the Executive Committee next week for its provisional approval.

Regarding his stay in Cabo Verde to learn about the development of the sport, he said he was “convinced” that Cabo Verde, “according to the country’s real report”, will join the international federation of the sport. “We believe that in few years Cabo Verde will be able to compete internationally, taking into account the work being done in terms of training,” noted Giorgio Scarso.

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