Boxers go pound-for-pound

Punching: Boxers will go in search of glory at the national championships FILE PIC
Punching: Boxers will go in search of glory at the national championships FILE PIC

Thrilling bouts are expected tomorrow as amateur boxers step into the ring to exchange leather in the Botswana Boxing Association (BoBA) national championships. The hunting ground is Gaborone Technical College.

The stage has been erected, with the referees ready to warn fighters against rough tactics and instruct the boxers to protect themselves at all times.

The qualifying stage of the championships was held last weekend in Francistown, with the highlight being national team boxer, George Molwantwa getting knocked out by upcoming talent, Kagoetsile Raokgwathile. It has been a rough terrain for Molwantwa since his former coach at the now-defunct BMC Boxing Club in Lobatse, Dinners Sikele retired. Diamond Boxing Club stands a good chance of being crowned the 2023 national champions, as they currently lead the log standings with nine points.

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