Exodus Boxing Academy director Anthony Mwamba (Left) flanked by Bantamweight champion Alice Mbewe at the Heroes National stadium on Monday, March 18, 2019 after a training session. Picture by Barnabas.

EXODUS Boxing Academy director Antony Mwamba says he is confident his boxers will perform wonders at the forthcoming Kamukole Boxing tournament slated for April 6, 2019 at the New Government Complex.

Speaking during an interview on Tuesday, Mwamba said his boxers are training hard for the tournament.

“We are ready for the tournament including all the boxers. We are training hard,we have not left any stone unturned and this time around we want to change the face of boxing,” Mwamba said.

He said  he has a blend of boxers including those from the grassroots.

“We went back to the grass root and we have come up with potential boxers who will be able to raise our flag higher,” he said.

Mwamba, who is also the coach of the boxing academy, further called on the corporate world to come on board and partner with them.

“I am only appealing to the cooperate world to come on board and help us stage this tournament,” said Mwamba.

The Kamukole Punch Boxing tournament will host one title fight, 11 professional fights and 10 supporting bouts.

In the title fight, Bantamweight champion Alice Mbewe will face Zimbabwe’s Talent Nyagura for the vacant Women International Boxing Association (WIBA) Super flyweight.

While in the supporting bouts Simon “Hitman” Ngoma will face Malawi’s Israel Kamwamba in a non-title international fight.

More fights in the supporting bouts will include Violet Phiri vs Mary Musole (Lightweight), Lina Kasweka vs Joyce Chileshe (Super Bantamweight), Rodwell Ngulube vs Bernard Sepe (Light welterweight), Ezaya Chilufya vs Ben Kashita (Welterweight), Anos Temfuma vs Sam Chisanga (Light heavyweight), Sherif Kasongo vs Limbani Masamba (Light middle weight), Brandon Danes vs Raphael Kasoma, Hassan Milanzi vs Philimon Hara and Kudakwashe vs Natasha Mumba.