February 23, 2014

National Boxing Championship Starts

boxingThe National Boxing Open Championship has Sunday morning kicked off at the MTN Arena, Lugogo on Sunday.

The event is a seven-day show and is used to pick boxers for international events.

Boxers have a chance to showcase their skills to make the list needed by Uganda Olympic Committee (UOC). “The most focus will be put on the these National Open Championships to choose the real representatives,” explains Fred Kavuma, the UBF spokesperson

The highly rated EastCoast Boxing Club that fields a strong team of youngsters faces competition from Ssaku, Community Organisation based Aids Programme Boxing Club (COBAP) and Uganda Peoples Defence Force (UPDF), African Sport boxing clubs.

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