Setlalekgosi talks tough as boxers head to Maputo

Fired-up: Mahommed (in red) is in good shape PIC: MONIRUL BHUIYAN (PRESS PHOTO)
Fired-up: Mahommed (in red) is in good shape PIC: MONIRUL BHUIYAN (PRESS PHOTO)

Boxing national team coach, Thebe Setlalekgosi is pulling no punches ahead of the Africa Boxing Championships which got underway in Maputo yesterday (Thursday) and runs until September 18.

A team of 10 boxers left by road on Thursday destined for the Mozambique capital. Setlalekgosi said the most important thing when going to a championship is the mindset, adding the team going to Maputo is in good physical shape but lacks mental readiness.

Setlalekgosi said in boxing, the mindset constitutes 60% and the physical aspect only needs 40%. “Boxing is an individual sport and it is up to you as an individual as to what you want to achieve.

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