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Cadets Boxing Championships: Police dethrones Lukanga

By Silvano Kibuuka

Added 5th September 2017 02:07 PM

Lukanga won the event in the youth and elite categories last year

Cadets Boxing Championships: Police dethrones Lukanga

Jubilant Police boxers after winning the elite trophy at Lugogo. Photo by Silvano Kibuuka

Lukanga won the event in the youth and elite categories last year

The Cadets Boxing Championships saw Police dethrone Lukanga in the elite category of the eight day event that concluded on Monday at Lugogo Indoor Arena.

Police also finished third in the youth category where coach Denis Kasole attributed the win to the improved condition of sports in Police.

"We have leaders who are for sports and we will do better because even last year we won in the intermediate championships," Kasole said.

Lukanga won the event in the youth and elite categories last year. This year, they finished second in both the junior and youth categories.

Lukanga coach Zebra Senyange claimed there was malice from the judges and said Uganda should circumvent AIBA rules and review fights so as to change verdicts.

Uganda Boxing Federation organizing secretary, Fred Kavuma, told clubs to start preparing boxers for the national league scheduled to kick off in two weeks.

Elites

Police 25 Pts

COBAP 21

UPDF 17

Lukanga 11

BBC 11

Youth

Kampala High 22 Pts

Lukanga 12

Police 11

Juniors

COBAP 35 Pts

Lukanga 26

Sparks 11

Special Contests Women: Namirembe Club won.

Best Boxer Juniors: Bob Turyatemba

Best Boxer Elite: Sande Wataka

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