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UPDF winners at last

By Vision Reporter

Added 21st October 2001 03:00 AM

UPDF boxing club ended years without a trophy when they won the Nyangweso Cup at Lugogo yesterday.

UPDF boxing club ended years without a trophy when they won the Nyangweso Cup at Lugogo yesterday.

BY REUBEN OLITA and Samson Opus UPDF boxing club ended years without a trophy when they won the Nyangweso Cup at Lugogo yesterday. The army side garnered 21 points to end the 10-year dominance of Lukanga Club, that has pulled out of local competitions. Kampala Boxing Club (KBC) came second with 19 while Basajjabalaba Hides and Skins (BHS) followed with 17. “This is not an accident because we have been serious reviving sports. I still expect better results in future,” UPDF director of sports Lt. Col. Moses Diba said of the victory. r NCC 6(15points) KCC 3(12pts) DEFENDING champions Kampala City Council gave away four bouts and were robbed of two to succumb to their Nairobi counterparts in the inter-cities boxing tournament at the Madison Square Garden here on Saturday night. Charles Olinga(L/weight), Moses Onen(L/middle), Moses Kabale(L/middle) and Alex Bakojja(middleweight) inexplicably retired in the first minute of the first rounds to the chagrin of the Nakuru fans who had rooted for the Ugandans. ends

UPDF winners at last

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