Ten-man boxing team to Morocco announced 

Monday August 12 2019

The eight boxers and their two coaches Muhammad

The eight boxers and their two coaches Muhammad Hassan Mulandi and Mercy Mukankusi at Lugogo on Monday. PHOTO BY ISMAIL KEZAALA 

By ABDUL-NASSER SSEMUGABI

The Uganda Boxing Federation [UBF] on Monday announced a 10-man-squad that will represent Uganda at the All-Africa Games next week. The boxing team includes eight boxers and two coaches.

UBF president Moses Muhangi said that this bombers squad was selected collectively by the federation technical team, without any favour, but gauging the potential of success.

Muhangi reiterated that the federation was done a disservice being denied the chance to take a full team [of 10 boys, 10 girls] but trusts the ones selected to do a good job. He also consoled the rest to look forward to upcoming tournaments.

The team has six boys and two girls. A male [head] coach and female deputy.

At the 2015 All-Africa Games, only Sweden-based Kennedy Katende won a bronze medal.

BOYS

Champion Businge [light flyweight]

Isaac Masembe [bantam]:

Joshua Tukamuhebwa [lightweight]

Musa Shadir [welterweight]

David Ssemuju [middleweight]

Solomon Geko [super heavyweight]

GIRLS

Jalia Nali [bantam]

Hellen Baleke [middleweight]

COACHES

Muhammad Hassan Mulandi

Mercy Mukankusi

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