Bombers’ eyes already on AIBA World Boxing Championships.

“King Kong” Muzamir Kakande, ¬†Geoffrey Kakeeto and David Ayiti will represent Uganda at the AIBA World Boxing Championships

By : Nacho Black Armo 

While the rest of the amateur boxers prepare for the the National Boxing league, the trio that reached the finals in Congo has already started its training for the AIBA World Boxing Championships due to place on 25th of August 2017 in Hamburg, Germany.

The boys who started training on Tuesday are in high spirits and hope to continue their impressive runs in Germany. Muzamir Kakande famously known by his ring name, King Kong, won a gold in a Welterweight division in Congo Brazzaville in June, while, Geofrey Kakeeto of Bantamweight division and David Ayiti of Super Heavy reached the finals and both won Silvers respectively.

Coach Hassan Muhammad and Patrick Lihanda were also joined by Oscar Binka to help the boys get enough preparation for the tournament.

Uganda goes to the world championships with such ugly memories of the 2015 Championships that were held in Doha, Qatar.
Four of the Bombers qualified, team Captain Rogers Semitala was eliminated on spot while, Hassan Abdul won his first bout but lost the next fight. Earlier on Kagwgwa had failed to meet the 49kg, the maximum weight needed for the lightweight boxers and trying to fix in the boxer led to a weight Scandal that later saw Coach Dick Katende ( R.I.P) banned by the UBF.

The three Bombers who also come from the same home gym,( Kalinabiri), now train at lugogo at Fit 4 Life gym and hope to wash away the the ugly memories in Doha 2015. While the rest of the amateur boxers prepare for the the National Boxing league, the trio that reached the finals in Congo has already started its training for the AIBA World Boxing Championships due to take place on 25th of August 2017 in Hamburg, Germany.

The boys who started training on Tuesday are in high spirits and hope to continue their impressive runs in Germany. Muzamir Kakande famously known by his ring name, King Kong, won a gold in a Welterweight division in Congo Brazzaville in June, while, Geofrey Kakeeto of Bantamweight division and David Ayiti of Super Heavy reached the finals and both won Silvers respectively.

Coach Hassan Muhammad and Patrick Lihanda were also joined by Oscar Binka to help the boys get enough preparation for the tournament.

Uganda goes to the world championships with such ugly memories of the 2015 Championships that were held in Doha, Qatar.
Four of the Bombers qualified, team Captain Rogers Semitala was eliminated on spot while, Hassan Abdul won his first bout but lost the next fight. Earlier on Kaggwa had failed to meet the 49kg, the maximum weight needed for the lightweight boxers and trying to fix in the boxer led to a weight Scandal that later saw Coach Dick Katende ( R.I.P

Uganda is ranked 5th on the continent behind Namibia, Morocco, Algeria and Cameroon in a descending order.

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