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We are growing-Muhangi

By Kinthan Media

Uganda Boxing Federation (UBF) is determined to build capacity for the growth of the sport in the country.

Muhangi disclosed this in lugogo on Monday morning while launching the National Novices boxing championship that start on Thursday August 1-8 ,2019 in Kamwokya at Kira Road Police station ground.

Uganda Boxing Federation President Moses Muhangi (C) address the media as Beton ambassador Fiona Namiiro (L) and Olive Mugabe of Black Excellency Marketing Agency (R) look on at the launch of the national Novices in Lugogo. PHOTO BY JOHNSON WERE

“We are training referee judges and we want to see that we have the capacity to organise events around the country at ago,” Muhangi stated after receiving boxing equipment worth sh45m from Beton Uganda at Lugogo on Monday morning July 29,2019.

He also explained that Lugogo Indoor Arena is becoming too small for the growing boxing family and that is why they have decided to take the sport to open grounds like Kamwokya.

“Boxing is a sport for the Ghetto people and we are going to give back to them by taking the sport near them,” Muhangi noted.

UBF President Moses Muhangi Centre with coaches Zebra Ssenyange( R) and Musa Batantu (L). Coutersy Virgin Images

He added that UBF will also be training Aiba star one referee judges who will do theories and practical during the National Novices.

“We started with Bwaise, went to Katwe and now we are in Kamwokya. We shall be heading soon to Gulu and other areas of the country,” he added.

He received Body guards, gloves, head gears and punch pads which will be given as prizes to the different winners in the different categories.

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