NCS urged Muhangi and his group to start preparing players for national duty.
The National Council of Sports has welcomed the new Uganda Boxing Federation (UBF) team led by president elect Moses Muhangi.
"We are aware of the elections held by the two factions of boxing with one at Kati-Kati and another at Lugogo, Kampala following several court cases," the NCS chairman Bosco Onyik said at a press briefing at Lugogo on Tuesday.
"I take this opportunity to congratulate the group that had its elections at Kati Kati because they fulfilled all the requirements and the composition of their assembly was of legitimate members."
He was accompanied by the NCS general secretary Nicholas Muramagi and NCS board member Zubair Galiwango who promised government support tothe team.
He urged Muhangi and his group to start preparing players for national duty.