Boxing: African championship starts Friday

Lubango – The African Boxing Championship of the Zonal IV tournament, initially scheduled for Thursday at the Nossa Senhora do Monte Pavillion in Lubango, is due to start this Friday.

The event did not kick off on Thursday due to the absence of most of the participating teams, told Angop in Lubango city, southern Huila province, a source from the organizers.

The chairman of the provincial boxing association in Huila, Daniel Kabango “Lussa”, a member of the preparatory provincial commission of the event, said that so far only South African team is in Lubango.

The missing teams are those of Botswana, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, Swaziland, Tanzania and Zambia, which are supposed to arrive still this Thursday.

According to the source the conditions are all in place for the championship to take place without any constraints.

Source: Angola Press News Agency