Images courtesy of David Isabirye
The National Open Boxing Championship reached it’s climax at MTN Arena, Lugogo. The event which began on 19th January has seen over 500 Boxers tussling it out over the past weeks.
Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba graced the grand finale among other several dignitaries who included National Council for Sports secretary general Bernard Ogwel.
Lukanga Boxing club emerged as the overall winners of the 2019 National Open Boxing Championship. Lukanga collected 60 points to beat take home a brand new motorcycle.
Second placed East Coast who scooped 49 points to take a Bull worth a monetary value of 2 million. Every winner of a gold medal was also rewarded with a brand new pair of gloves and a winners medal.
National Council for Sports also awarded every club that accumulated the biggest number of points in every category 2million shillings.
Shadir Musa (East coast) pulled off an explosive finish to shock David Ssemujju ( KCCA B.C) in the Welterweight fight of the Elite Category.
In the other pick of the day, Babu Yusuf ( COBAP B.C) managed to overcome Kyambadde Emma ( Lukanga B.C ) to claim a gold medal in the heavyweight final.
The full results from all the day’s bouts
•Light Fly Weight
Kintu Marvin (Sparks B.C) beat Orothomo Bright ( SAKKU B.C) on a unanimous decision
Kemi Ibrahim ( Kibuli B.C) gets a walk over
Turyatemba Bob ( Sparks B.C) beat Rasika Paul ( East Coast)
Kayemba David ( Lukanga B.C) Vs Wasswa Shafik( Zebra B.C)
Nsubuga Ibrahim ( Lukanga B.C) defeated Mbusi Arafat ( COBAP B.C)
Kanabi Alex ( Lukanga B.C) beat Sekasi Dan ( COBAP B.C)
Brain Kidega ( Lukanga B.C) also gets a walk over.
•Light Middle Weight
Mutebi David ( COBAP B.C) defeated Kirwana Sadat ( Lukanga B.C)
Roch Nelson ( Police B.C) beat Arafat Kimera ( Kampala High B.C)
Sozi Patrick ( Lukanga B.C) beat Edrine Ojambo ( Nakawa B.C)
Mubiru Derrick ( COBAP) beat Mubiru Disan ( Lukanga B.C)
Onen Jaffa ( East Coast) emerged the victor over Kyobe Jona ( Lukanga B.C)
Siriro Pius ( Sparks B.C) beat Emma Attan ( East coast B.C)
(Mazida Mohamed ( Lukanga B.C) shocked Matovu Ukash ( COBAP B.C) on a unanimous decision
Semudu Muzamil ( Kololo B.C) beat Shaban Karim ( Kibuli) on a unanimous decision
•Light Heavy Weight
Omondi Boy ( Kibuli B.C) Vs Muyingo James defeated Omondi Boy ( Police B.C) by knockout.
Oyuka Shaka ( Kibuli B.C) gets a walk over as well as Habib Mohamad ( East Coast B.C)
Women Youth Category
•Light Fly Weight
Nankinga Grace ( University of Pain) beat Nanziri Cathy ( A and B)
Nasali Maria ( Lukanga B.C) knocked down Mpirirwa Tracy ( Kololo High B.C)
•Bantam Weight Nakimuli Teddy ( University of Pain) won Auma Flavia ( Lukanga B.C) on a unanimous decision
Nabosa Alice ( A and B) beat Mirembe Faridah ( Lukanga B.C)
Women Elite Category
Nali Jalia ( Zebra B.C) defeated Nantongo Sarah ( Police B.C)
Ajambo Moreen ( Zebra ) claimed victory over Aminah Musa ( UPDF)
Ainebyona Laura ( East Coast) beat Nasuna Milly (COBAP B.C)
Opio Vivian ( UPDF) won Among Rebecca ( Police B.C) on unanimous decision
Nakalema Emily (Katwe B.C) beat Nakayibale Scovia (Zebra B.C)
Namabiro Joy ( Zebra ) beat Nabwire Rosete ( Power Gym) by a technical knockout.
Baleke Hellen ( Zebra ) gets a walk over.
•Light Fly Weight
Busingye Champ ( Police) beat Kiza Joshua ( Kalinabiri B.C)
Katongole John Baptist ( East Coast) beat Lwanga Mohamed ( Katwe B.C)
Muhairwe Frank ( KCCA B.C) defeated Masembe Isaac ( COBAP B.C).
Adinan Yasin ( Mutujjazi B.C) claimed victory over Wasswa Ssali ( Lukanga B.C)
Tukamuhebwa Ajoshua ( East Coast) beat Sebufu Isaac ( University of Pain B.C)
Shadir Musa ( East Coast) emerged the victor over Ssemujju David ( KCCA B.C) on unanimous decision.
Male Joshua ( Zana B.C) beat Lubega Medi (Lukanga)
Latigo Musa ( Ice Mark B.C) claimed victory over Dumba Sofas (Kololo B.C) via knockout.
Babu Yusuf ( COBAP) emerged victorious over Kyambadde Emma ( Lukanga B.C) on unanimous decision.
•Super Heavyweight Geko Solomon ( Lukanga B.C) defeated Komakech Mike (East coast) on unanimous decision.