Boxers in camp ahead of Olympic Qualifiers Games
Three boxers entered residential camping on 21st January, 2020 at the OYDC Zambia – Sports Development Centre in preparation for the Olympic Qualifiers Games to be staged in Senegal.
The boxers are Patrick Chinyemba, Evaristo Mulenga and Steven Zimba and are under the tutorship of National Team Coach, Wisdom Mudenda. The trio are expected to leave camp on the 16th February, 2020.
Coach Mudenda, says the technical team is happy that some of the needed equipment were bought adding that the boxers are responding well to training sessions.
He indicated that if not all the boxers qualify to the Olympic Games atleast two should qualify so that they can represent the nation during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The camping is being supported by the Ministry of Youth, Sport and Child Development through the Podium Performance Programme (PPP).
Meanwhile, Mudenda disclosed that the three boxers won all their bouts when Midlands Boxing Association (MABA) organized a tourney on 1st February, 2020. He stated that their good performance is a clear indication that camping at OYDC Zambia is being put to good use.