Erongo Boxer shines

Erongo Boxer shines
Rudi Bowe

Erongo Boxing Federation (EBF) participated with a 12 man Boxing team at 2018 Kamunu National Boxing Championship that were held from 30 August -02 September in Katima Mulilo.

 The EBF shined in Katima as their boxers scooped 7 Gold, 1 Silver and 4 Bronze medals at the championships. Joy Nangolo of Erongo region was the best junior boxer of championship. We scope with price of trophy and N $5000 and all winners walk away with N$500 in price money.

Team Manager Bernhard Kamatoto said “We at the Federation are extremely excited about the achievements of our Boxers and the road ahead for boxing in Erongo Region looks bright. The Federation however need financial assistance and therefore ask the business community in the Region for their help.”

“For the past years Khomas Region dominated boxing in Namibia but the new leaders in the Erongo Boxing arena are pleased to say that Erongo Boxing is back to dominate Box in Namibia” he added.

The new leadership of the Erongo Boxing Federation were faced with a financial challenge to get funds for their team to Katima Mulilo. They took the team to the championships with their own money as there was no assistance from the Office of the Governor or the Regional Sport Office.

Kamatoto said that seven boxers from the Erongo Region will have the opportunity to qualify for Olympics games, all African Championship and the Commonwealth Games but the Federation need financial assistance for these boxers to train and participate in National and International events to prepare for these events.

The result of the semi final;
52 kg
Nester Thomas from Erongo beat Frans Valomola also from Erongo 2-1 on points

56 kg
Gabriel Immanuel from Erongo beat Martine Mukungo from Khomas 3-0 on points

60kg
Simon Kandowa from Erongo lose 2-1 on points against Ndeevelo Tryagain of Ohangwena
64kg

Jonas Junuis from Erongo beat Robert Laban of Ohangwena by TKO in second round

69kg
Martin Kambalili from Erongo lost 2-1 on points against Mosquito Shaanika from Khomas

75kg
Antonia Jonas from Erongo lost to Shikongo Andreas from Khomas by TKO in the second round

81kg
Shanika Immanuel from beat Jonas Petrus of from Khomas 3-0 on points

Final

Junior
48kg
Joy Nangolo from Erongo beat Antony Ndara of Kavango East 3-0 on points

50kg
L.Junior /Gaoseb from Erongo beat Nicanor Kleopas of Ohangwena 3-0 on points

Iipinge Gebhard from Erongo beat Richard Hubertus of Khomas 2-1 on points

60kg
Linekela Nghifinaka from Erongo beat Naftal Naftal of Khomas 2-1 on points

Senior
52kh
Nestor Thomas from Erongo beat Amukwa Frans of Omusati 3-0 on points

56kg
Immanuel Gabriel from Erongo lost his fight against Nampavi Sylvanus of Khomas as the Docter stop the fight in the second round due to injury on his eyes.

Jonas Junuis from Erongo beat Nelson Hango of Kunene by TKO in the third round

81kg

Immanuel Shaanika from Erongo beat Dube Mubusi of Zambezi by TKO in the second round

Any one that would like to assist the Federation can contact Bernhard Kamatoto at 0813125819.

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