Upset as EMG becomes boxing nationals champs

Keamogetse Kenosi throws a punch at Kutlwano Sekhutlo during the 2023 Botswana Boxing Association (BoBA) elite championship PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Keamogetse Kenosi throws a punch at Kutlwano Sekhutlo during the 2023 Botswana Boxing Association (BoBA) elite championship PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

Eastern Military Garrison (EMG) pulled the biggest upset becoming the national champions of 2023 Botswana Boxing Association (BoBA) elite championship. The Selebi-Phikwe based club came from behind to snatch the title from Diamond Boxing Club who were tipped to walk away with the title because they came into the finals leading the pack on points.

However, EMG had an ace up their sleeve, collecting 16 points. Diamond Boxing Club missed out on the title with a single point, collecting 15 points to finish on the second spot during the maiden BoBA appearance at the championship. The Diamond Trading Company Botswana (DTCB) Boxing Club collected 11 points to claim the third position.

Meanwhile, boxers displayed brilliant skills in different categories with Mmusi Tswiigi becoming the only boxer to win his bout by RSC (Referee Stop Contest) in the second round. Tswiigi, the Prisons Club boxing member, faced Shathiso Makhani of Diamond Boxing Club in the light middle contest (71kg).

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