BOXING : UBF officially releases calendar activities for 2019

DAVID GOMBE

The Uganda Boxing Federation has released the calendar activities for 2019. In a press conference held at Lugogo, the federation President Moses Muhangi highlighted on the activities to take place this year.

Muhangi also confirmed the dates on which the National Open Boxing Championships will take place.

“We are delighted to unveil our Boxing calendar which will start with the National open Boxing Championships. They will kick off on 19th January and end on 3rd February.

” The competition will help us identify Boxers that will be used on the national team. We shall ensure that in every weight category we get four best performers who will be able to represent the country during international Championships.”

The venue for the National Open Boxing Championships is yet to be communicated but won’t affect or be affected by the already set date which is 19th January and the finals being held on 3rd February.

KCCA Boxing club are the reigning champions following their triumph in the last edition. It’s estimated that around 400 to 500 Boxers will participate in this year’s Championships.

The other Calendar activities include the following;

February
•National Team Trials ( Non Residential)
National Team Trials ( Residential)

In March ( 23rd – 31st)
•National Schools Boxing Championships
•National Schools Coaches Training Course

APRIL ( 20th-28th)
•National Juniors Boxing Championships
•Cut Man Course

MAY ( 18th-26th)
•Inter-Regional Boxing Championships
•National Trials/ Camp Training
•Coaches Workshop

JUNE
•Referee and Judge Refresher Course
•UBF Stakeholders Workshop

JULY ( 27th-4th August)
•Inter-Kingdom Boxing Championships

August ( 31st – 8th September)
•Novices
•National Schools Coaches Training Course

September (28th-9th October)
•Legends Cup

October ( 20th-27th)
•Inter-Universities Boxing Championships
•National Trials/Camp Training
•Coaches Workshop

November ( 9th-17th)
•National Cadets

December ( 9th-17th)
•National Intermediates Boxing Championships

January 2020 ( 12th-20)
•National Open Boxing Championships

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