Bombers Team goes for residential camp as Government pledges Shs 500m

DAVID GOMBE

The Uganda National Boxing Team (Bombers) has on Wednesday January, 22nd, 2020 left for residential camp at Luzira ahead of the Africa Olympic Qualifiers in Dakar, Senegal

National Council of Sports has pledged to support the residential training with Shs 500M. The development was confirmed by the UBF President, Moses Muhangi during a press briefing held on Wednesday at Lugogo

“The Government has pledged to support our preparations. We had a budget for Shs 650M but the government has promised Shs 500M. We are yet to receive it on our accounts but we are hopeful that we shall get it.”

The team will be preparing for the Olympic qualifiers and will camp at Luzira. We have a strong technical team that we believe will do a tremendous role in preparing the team.” Stated Muhangi.

The qualified 13 Boxers and their reserves will be handled by eight coaches during the 25 days of residential training.

Bombers Team to Luzira

Bombers Team Delegation for the Residential camp in Luzira:

Men Main Team:

Disan Mubiru (Flyweight)
Isaac Masembe (Featherweight)
Yasin Adinan (Lightweight)
Musa Shadir Bwogi (Captain) – Welterweight
David Semujju (Middle Weight)
Joshua Male (Light Heavyweight)
Alex Bwambale (Heavyweight)
Solomon Geko (Super Heavyweight
Female:

Catherine Nanziri (Flyweight)
Suzan Akello (Featherweight)
Rebecca Amongin (Lightweight)
Milly Nakalema (Welterweight)
Dorren Nasali (Middleweight)
Reserves:

Muhamad Lwanga (Fly Weight)
Jonah Masembe (Feather Weight)
Joshua Tukamuhebwa (Light Weight)
Stanley Mugerwa (Welter Weight)
Yusuf Nkobeza (Middle Weight)
Edris Mukibi (Light Heavy Weight)
Emma Kyambadde (Heavy Weight)
Hudson Muhumuza (Super Heavy)
Women:

Teddy Nakimuli (Fly Weight)
Jalia Nali (Feather Weight)
Sarah Laker (Light Weight)
Lydia Nantale (Welter Weight)
Hellen Baleke (Middle Weight)
Technical Team:

Manager: Zebra “Mando” Ssenyange
Doctor: Christopher Mbowa
Coach: Mercy Mukankusi
Coach: Patrick Lihanda
Coach: Samuel Kabugo
Coach: Tonny Sekabira
Coach: Dan Kasole
Coach: Twaib Mayanja
Coach: Lawernce Kalyango
Coach: Mariam Namirembe

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