PREPARATION for the Bulelo Amateur Boxing Bonanza are in full swing, with the event slated for Saturday at Ondangwa Tennis Court in the Oshana Region.
Founder of the Bulelo Boxing Academy, Hedison Nghipondoka, said that they are ready to stage the most exciting and memorable event in the north, with boxers from the Oshana, Omusati, Ohangwena, Oshikoto and Khomas regions expected to participate in this boxing bonanza.
Nghipondoka added that there will be 22 bouts, including a special bout by 11-year-olds, Elias Nandjiwa aka ‘Demolisher’ vs Frans Angula aka ‘Mosquito’.
Boxers from the Bulelo Boxing Academy, Sunset, MTC-Kilimanjaro, Rainbow, Intelligence, Chris Junior, NamPol Boxing and Golden Boxing Club are also on the bonanza lineup this weekend.
“Boxing is a passion of mine as it unifies people. This event will take boxing to the next level,” said Nghipondoka, who further noted that the bonanza will be the last boxing tournament for the year.
“I want to expose my boxers to different clubs in the country, not only for them to prove themselves, but also to give them exposure and prepare them for international boxers,” he said.
He concluded by urging boxing lovers to come out in big numbers.