Boxing spectators to present Covid19 vaccination cards on entrance

In Summary
  • Uganda Boxing Federation to fully comply with SOPs
  • Uganda Boxing federation champions league week 4 scheduled this Saturday
  • Routine Covid19 tests are mandatory
  • Boxing Games for calendar year 2022 set to begin.
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Uganda boxing federation is set to fully comply with government directives, in particular of asking spectators vaccination cards to access boxing arenas.

Speaking to capital radio, Moses Muhangi, President for Uganda boxing federation noted that hopefully this will begin this Saturday at Lugogo during the ongoing Uganda boxing champions league. 

According to him, with support from Uganda boxing federation, most of people in boxing fraternity have been already vaccinated against the COVID19, He however noted that despite the fact that many of them are vaccinated, the federation go extra mile to test them whenever they are going to fight to deny any chance of spread of COVID19.  

Moses Muhangi, President for Uganda Boxing Federation-UBF
Over 180 boxers are taking part in the inaugural Uganda Boxing Champions League which was  kick- started on 4th December, 2021 and runs for one-year ending 26th Dec 2022.

In the league, juniors are competing for 3 rounds, 4 rounds for the Youth, and 5 rounds for the Elite.

According to Muhangi, the league will be used as an opportunity to improve the competitiveness and readiness of boxers.

He further noted that very soon, the league games for the calendar year are set to begin very soon as they also prepare boxers that will feature for common wealth games.

Twelve fights are scheduled for this week, and these include; Nali Jalia vs Sandra Attermo, Kansiime phiona vs Ndagire Shalua and Mukisa Benjamin vs Kalema Joseph among others.