Kenyan boxers gear for African championship in Morocco

Kenyan boxers gear for African championship in Morocco

Kenyan boxers gear for African championship in Morocco

The Kenya boxing team is gearing up for a major fight when the African championship get underway in Morocco this weekend.

Kenya will be sending strong cast of 13 boxers; 10 men and three ladies with eyes trained on the world championship to take place in Doha, Qatar in October.

The team under the leadership of coach George ‘Foreman’ Onyango have been working hard at the Mathare Depot and speaking to michezoafrika, Onyango said that hard work will be key.

The Kenyan squad of composed of marquee boxers among them Rayton Okwiri, Nickson Abaka and Benson Gicharu– all of whom are Aiba Pro boxers.

The team is set to depart on Friday.

Full squad
Male

  • Rayon Okwiri(welterweight)
  • Nickson Abaka(middle weight)
  • Peter Mungai(light flyweight)
  • Simon Mulinge (flyweight)
  • Benson Gicharu(bantamweight)
  • Nick Okoth(lightweight)
  • Victor Odhiambo (light welterweight)
  • Tobias Okeyo(light heavyweight)
  • Elly Ajowi(heavyweight)
  • Daniel Kisia(super heavy).

Ladies

  • Christine Ongare(light flyweight)
  • Esther Wanjiru(light weight)
  • Lydia Muhati(middle weight) 

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