African Judo Union
|Formation||28 November 1961|
|52 Judo federations|
| Mohamed Meridja |
|Chafik El Kettani|
The African Judo Union (AJU) is the governing body of judo in Africa. It is one of the five continental confederations making up the International Judo Federation (IJF). AJU was formed on 28 November 1961 in Dakar (Senegal). JUA has headquarters in Dakar and consists of 52 member federations.
The African Judo Union was founded on 28 November 1961 in Dakar, Senegal under the name of Union Afro-Malgache de Judo (UAMJ). The first competitions were tha African Championships in 1964 in Dakar and the African Games in 1965 in Brazzaville.
- African Judo Championships
- African Games
- African Judo Championships for Juniors
- African Judo Championships for Cadets
The 54 members of the AJU are:
- Burkina Faso
- Cape Verde
- Central African Rep.
- Côte d'Ivoire
- DR Congo
- Equatorial Guinea
- São Tomé and Príncipe
- Sierra Leone
- South Africa
- South Sudan
- ^ "Le judo au Sénégal (p. 37)" (PDF). beep.ird.fr. Omar Danga Loum.
- ^ "Présidence de l'Union africaine de judo". dakaractu.com. 9 April 2021.
- ^ "L'histoire du judo au Sénégal". senegal-judo.com.
- ^ "African Judo Union Members (54)". ijf.org. 2007.
- Official website (in English and French)