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India Today Web Desk

Nuba wrestling marked the tip of the harvest season in Southern Sudan as tribals have been seen partaking within the conventional sport.

New Delhi,UPDATED: Jan 25, 2023 09:26 IST

Sudanese Wrestlers Union pleasant fights in Khartoum (Photo: Reuters)

By India Today Web Desk: Sudanese tribals marked the tip of the harvest season with Nubian wrestling – a conventional sport of the Nuba individuals, who reside within the Nuba mountains, southern Sudan.

Traditionally, the game was carried out by tribes. However, the Sudanese Wrestling Federation desires to get the game globally recognised.

A video of Nubian wrestling was shared on Twitter.

This is Nubian wrestling. It was historically carried out by tribes to mark the tip of the harvest season, however now the Sudanese Wrestling Federation desires to get the game globally acknowledged pic.twitter.com/Vnf6ILIBS8
— Reuters (@Reuters) January 25, 2023

In Nuba wrestling, opponents intention to slam one another to the bottom. Though there are strikes, these are basically a part of the grappling.

Nuba wrestling can’t be termed boxing. Nuba stick preventing basically mimics the actions of preventing with a spear and defend.

Severe accidents are very uncommon on this sport.

NUBA WRESTLING TOURNAMENTS

In tribal areas, Nuba wrestling tournaments are related to planting and harvest festivals.

The function of wrestling throughout these festivals is to construct group id and show the prowess of the group’s younger males.

Nuba stick preventing tournaments often happen after the harvest season.

During wrestling and stick preventing tournaments, feasts, music, dance, and storytelling about former champions are integral to the apply.

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Jan 25, 2023