WINDHOEK, 19 NOV (NAMPA) -
Namibian featherweight boxer Gottlieb Ndokosho will step into the ring next week to challenge for the International Boxing Federation (IBF) Africa Persian Gulf title against Francis Miyeyusho of Tanzania.
This fight will be the main attraction of the Salute Boxing Academy-hosted event set for the Omakete Lodge in the Omusati Region on 28 November. It event is called the 'Redemption of Ndokosho'. Eight undercard fights are scheduled for the night. It will be the boxing stable's second boxing bonanza.
Salute Boxing Academy was formed in July this year, and hosted its first boxing event in the Oshana Region in August. Speaking at the launch of the boxing event here on Wednesday, Salute Boxing Academy Deputy Chairperson Linus Indongo said the purpose of their boxing stable is to take boxing to the people.
The Swakopmund-based Ndokosho was not at the event, but the stable said he would join the team at their last media conference ahead of their trip to the northern parts of Namibia. Ndokosho lost his IBF International Featherweight title to Oscar Chauke of South Africa in March this year.
The undercard fights are as follows: Immanuel Joseph vs Josua Ndemunonga (flyweight) John Mukwendje vs Samuel Nangolo (flyweight) Werner Tobias vs Simeon Kalola (welterweight) David Shinuna vs Amos 'Heavy Duty' Enkala (junior welterweight) Jonas Matheus vs Johannes Nicodemus (junior featherweight) Alfeus 'The Viper' Shilongo vs Limbani Masamba from Malawi (junior middleweight category) Lukas 'The Demolisher' Ndefoluma vs Felix Mwamaso from Malawi (junior middleweight) (NAMPA) HK/ND/AS