TALENT IDENTIFICATION CRUCIAL-MABA

MIDLANDS Amateur Boxing Association (MABA) chairman, Christian Kalima, says there is need to identify talented boxers who would bring honour to Zambia, by hosting weekly tournaments such as the Midlands Weekly Boxing Tournament to be held at Minachi Exclusive Lodge in Lusaka.

Speaking in an interview in Lusaka recently, Kalima said his association in conjunction with the Zambia Boxing Federation was devoted to improving the standards of boxing in the country.

Kalima said that the midlands and Zambia at large had a lot of talented boxers who would bring honour if nurtured well.

‘’We will be hosting the midlands weekly boxing tournament at Minachi Exclusive Lodge because we are very committed to improving the standards of the sports in Zambia.’’

We have a lot of talented boxers in Zambia, boxers who can make the country proud but the most important thing is to identify those boxers and that is why as MABA we host weekly tournament to produce boxers who will make the country proud a few years from now,’’ Kalima said.

Meanwhile, Exodus Boxing Academy (EBA) proprietor, Anthony Mwamba has declared his boxers ready for the weeks’ MABA weekly boxing championship.

‘’We are ready for the weeks MABA boxing tournament. We are changing lives at Exodus Boxing Academy, so far nine boxers have qualified for the under-20 National Team, 4 girls and 5 boys which is very impressive. Exodus is one of the best boxing academy in Zambia,’’ Mwamba said

Mwamba appealed to the corporate world to support the development of boxing in the country by sponsoring tournaments such as the MABA weekly boxing tournaments which target to improve the lives of amateur boxers in Zambia.

 

 

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