The Uganda Boxing Federation has suspended the Intermediate boxing championship that were scheduled for 21st to 29th March at Buganda road playgrounds as a precaution to avoid contradicting and spreading COVID-19 pandemic.
The development was confirmed in a letter dated 19th March.
“This is to inform you that due to reasons pertaining a state of nation address by H.E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on the COVID-19 pandemic.”
Which banned any form of gatherings as one of the measures to prevent the epidemic spread therefore National Intermediate boxing championship have been postponed till further notice and new dates for the event shall be communicated.” Read the statement signed by the UBF President Moses Muhangi.
Boxing joins Football, Rugby, Cricket, Hockey, Athletics, Badminton, Volleyball, Woodball, Golf, Corporate league games have all had their activities put on a halt for 32 days.