Archive - Feb 10, 2010 - Story
Tyson Uushona will defend his WBA Pan African welterweight title against compatriot Tommy Hango at the Windhoek Country Club on March 20.
Namibian boxing promoter Nestor Tobias announced the fight at a press conference on Wednesday, saying it would top the bill at the Independence Celebration Boxing Bonanza, which will feature another continental title fight as well as a Namibian title fight.
Namibian flyweight boxer Abmerk Shidjuu will take on Chris Edwards of England for the vacant Commonwealth flyweight title in Manchester on February 19. Namibian boxing promoter Nestor Tobias announced the fight at a press conference in Windhoek on Wednesday, saying that Shidjuu was ready for the challenge.
“We will depart for thre UK on Sunday. Abmerk is in top shape and ready to fight,” he said.
Shidjuu was confident that he would win the fight and bring the title to Namibia.
The Namibia National Olympic Committee will hold a Seminar on Sport and Anti Doping on Friday, February 12 to elect a National Anti Doping Code (NADO) board and structures in Namibia.
The secretary general of the NNOC Abner Xoagub said on Tuesday that in the absence of an independent NADO in Namibia, the NNOC had fulfilled that role in the past, in accordance with Article 20.4 of the NNOC’s Code.