BOXING : Shadir Bwogi headlines nominees for Best of February

DAVID GOMBE

Shadir Musa Bwogi (Welterweight), David Ssemujju (Middleweight) and Emily Nakalema (Welterweight) have been nominated for the best Boxer of the month of February in the Forte Bet Reals Stars Awards.

The three Boxers impressed at the Africa Olympic Qualifiers that were held in Senegal last month.

During the qualifiers, the Bombers skipper Shadir unanimously overcame Ghana’s Lartey Jessie during a third place Box off bout in the men’s Welterweight to book his ticket to this year’s Olympic games in Tokyo.

Ssemujju failed to prevail through but he put up tremendous performances making it to the semifinals. He also lost to Cameroonian Wilfried Nsengue on split decision.

Nakalema also excelled at the qualifiers as she finished in the semifinals of the event. The Ugandan lost to Mozambique’s Acinda Panguana by unanimous decision.

The awarding ceremony will be held on Monday 16th at Copper Chimney, Lugogo.

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