02 Mar 2017 17:50pm
WINDHOEK, 02 MAR (NAMPA) Kinda Nangolo, promoter and chairperson of the Kinda Promotions boxing stable, is calling on Namibians to fill up the venue of their first boxing bonanza for 2017 in support of Namibian boxers on Saturday.
The bonanza will see Anthony Jarman defend his World Boxing Association (WBA) Pan African junior middleweight title against George Mdluli from South Africa.
The venue is the Windhoek Country Club Resort and Casino.
The Namibian boxer has a record of 15 fights, 13 wins, one draw and a defeat, while Mdluli has a record of 12 fights, eight wins, three losses and a draw.
Speaking to Nampa on Thursday, Nangolo said the fight has been sanctioned and he expects boxing fans and sports lovers to cheer on the Namibian boxers.
He said Jarman has been hard at work over the past few months and will successfully defend his title.
This is the first event of the year and I am positive that Jarman will not disappoint Namibians because the belt is going to remain at home, said Nangolo.
Other Namibian boxers on the cards are Candy Imalwa, Ndahupalo Nande, Joshua Ndemunonga, Jacob Jacobs, Sacky Amutja, Steven Shimbonde, Mikka Shonena and Tommy Hango.
On the same night, there will be a national title fight between Hifindobe Niilo Frans and Onesmus Nekundi, who will defend his featherweight title in a 10-rounder, while Michael Kambunga and Manfeus Haimbanga will lock horns in a non-title featherweight fight over six rounds.
Tickets for the fight are N.dollars 200 for regular tickets, N.dollars 300 for VIP tickets and a table seating 10 persons will cost N.dollars 12 500.
Namibia Breweries Limited will sponsor the event through their new brand King Lager.