EXODUS Boxing Academy (EBA) manager Anthony Mwamba says his boxers are ready for the international tournament slated for July 20. And Mwamba says his boxer Alice Mbewe who will be fighting in the main bout of the night will challenge for the world championship after the fight. During a press briefing in Lusaka where he announced the upcoming tournament, Mwamba said he was looking at producing world-class boxers.
“Boxing is our business, I am an Olympiad, I know how to prepare boxers, the boxers are very ready. On 25th May this month, they will fighting in Zimbabwe just for warming up to get ready for our championship,” Mwamba said.
“We are already in residential camp. We nurture boxers, us as Exodus Boxing Academy we don’t rotate in the same boxers, no. We nurture them from nothing to world boxers. We don’t fear, we know what we have done to our boxers. We are here to produce world champions, so they are ready to face anyone in the world at the moment.”
Mwamba said this would be a World Boxing Federation Intercontinental Light Welterweight Title Fight.
“And after winning this fight with Alice, we are going to challenge for the world title because this fight is a continental fight. The date is 20th July at Government Complex and the total budget for this boxing event is K562,400,” Mwamba said.
“Alice Mbewe will be fighting Naomi Bosques of Florida, USA in the main bout of the night.”
In other international bouts, Simon Ngoma will fight Zuber Kitandula of Tanzania while Violet Phiri will fight Happy Daudi of Tanzania. Sheriff Kasongo will fight Malawi’s Masamba Limbani and local fights will include that of Rodwell Ngulube taking on Paul Ngoma and Lina Kasweka fighting Joyce Chileshe and Anosi Temfuma facing Donald Kampamba. Ezaya Chilufya will also be fighting on the same night but his opponent has not been secured yet.