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Gold reward for ESKF Karate Club at Birmingham and Canvey Island events

PUBLISHED: 13:30 22 February 2017

ESKF Karate Club won eight golds at the Karate Open Championships in Birmingham recently (pic: Uzma Naseem).

ESKF Karate Club won eight golds at the Karate Open Championships in Birmingham recently (pic: Uzma Naseem).

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Local fighters impressed at Karate Open Championships last weekend and returned with 24 medals

ESKF Karate Club had a successful weekend with several fighters in action across the whole of England.

Junior students took part in a competition hosted by Phoenix Karate Club in Canvey Island and the group of 23 returned with 12 gold medals and a hoard of silver and bronzes.

The senior squad of 12 students took part in a Karate Open Championship in Birmingham and returned with 24 medals including eight golds.

Sensei Essam Shrief said: “They should all be proud of their results because each one of them trained hard to prepare for the competitions.

The Club boasts a hoard of World and European Champions. They recently competed in the WUKF World Championships 2016 in Ireland where they won silver medals.

In October 2016, ESKF travelled to Italy to the European Championships in October in 2016 where they won gold, silver and bronze medals.

Further details about our Club can be found at www.eskfkarate.co.uk and www.facebook.com/eskf.karate.

The Club meets in Forest Gate on Mondays from 4.45pm-6.15pm, Tuesdays from 5pm-6.30pm at Atherton Leisure Centre and Thursdays from 6pm-7.30 pm at Durning Hall Community Centre, E7 9AB.

“Students who want to train with Champions can call ESKF secretary general, Erica Francoise on 07834024116.


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