All Africa Games boxers named
07 July 2015, 14:59
Nairobi - The Boxing Association of Kenya (BAK) has announced the 13 fighters who
will represent the nation at the All Africa Games later this year.
BAK named the squad on Tuesday, after hosting trials at the Kaloleni Social Hall in Narobi over the weekend.
The trials were also used to select the squad which will represent
Kenya at the Commonwealth Youth Games, which also takes place in 2015.
The All Africa Games women’s team has just three members: Christine
Ongare (51 kilograms), Teresia Wanjiru (60kg) and Media Muhatia (75kg).
The men’s squad is made up of ten boxers: Peter Mungai (49kg), Simon
Mulinge (52kg), Martin Oduor (56kg), Nick Okoth (60kg), Victor Odhiambo
(64kg), Jacob Kimathi (69kg), Black Moses Mathenge (75kg), Tobias Okeyo
(81kg), Elly Ajowi (91kg) and Daniel Shisia (91 kg).
The Commonwealth Youth Games team has six members: Abednego Kyalo
(49kg), Bryan Agina (52kg), Francis Owino (56kg), Stanley Ayot (60kg),
Fredrick Onyango (64kg) and Yusuf Abdul (69kg).
Both events will take place in September this year, with the All
Africa Games being hosted in Brazzaville, Congo and Commonwealth Youth
Games hosted in Samoa.
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