UK-based Takobana's career springs back to life

Takobana has done well abroad
Takobana has done well abroad

His karate dream nearly ended when he moved to the United Kingdom (UK) to further his studies. After resurrecting his career last year karateka, Mbise Takobana has become the new England national champion and set his eyes on the 2020 Olympic games qualification.  Takobana shares his journey with Mmegi Sports Correspondent, KABELO BORANABI

The 25-year-old has been based in Leicester for the past seven years where he completed a Master’s Degree in Combined Geology and Geophysics at the University of Leicester. 

He had a promising start to his karate career that included a gold medal at the Junior Commonwealth Games in 2008 and a number of national team appearances from regional tournaments. 

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