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Commonwealth Games: Bombers in a Toe-to-Toe residential training

by Nnalubaale Sports
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Uganda’s National Boxing Team, the Bombers, have entered residential camp at Forest Park in Buloba, in preparation for the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth games.

A six boxer team upped the gear in training on Monday at Buloba under the guidance of coach Patrick Lihanda.

The team includes one female fighter, Teddy Nakimuli, in a similar squad that represented the country at the May 2022 Mount Kilimanjaro championship in Tanzania.

The Late Zebra Mando’s son, Isaac Junior, is part of the team that is captained by Joshua Tukamuhebwa.

Jonah Kyobe, Owen Kibira and Yusuf Nkobeza are the other members of the Bombers squad.

Yusuf Nkobeza being declared a winner.

Luhinda will be deputised by two other coaches in Lawrence Kalyango and Abdul Tebazalwa.

This team was selected from the Boxing Champions League tournament, an initiative by the current Boxing Federation Leadership.

It’s a whole new team from the one that represented Uganda at the Olympics that had Catherine Nanziri, Shadir Musa Bwogi and David Ssemujju after not taking part in the Champions League.

Boxing at this year’s Commonwealth Games will be held at the National Exhibition Centre in Solihull, England due July 27 to August 7 2022.

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