World Championship: Nigeria Boxing Federation invites 30 to camp
The Nigeria Boxing Federation, NBF has invited 30 boxers and four coaches to camp ahead of the forthcoming International Amateur Boxing Association, IABA World Championship holding in Almaty, Kazakhstan from October 10-27, 2013.
President of the NBF, Brig-General Kenneth Minima, said the camping is important if Nigeria must do well at the world championship, adding that the championship was one of the reasons for hosting the just concluded national men and women Open Boxing Championship held at the Brai Ayenote Boxing Gym, National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos by the Federation.
The boxers who have since resumed camping include, Wasiu Taiwo(49kg), Friday Osagie(49kg), Muyideen Oyakojo(49kg), Michael Anu(52kg), Yinka Yusuf(52kg), Momoh Maloye(52kg), Sikiru FataI(56kg), Okerinde Semiu(56kg), Omoniyi Omotense(56kg), Joseph Otto(60kg), Soyoye Kazeem(60kg), Seyi Adegboyega(60kg), Aide Fijabi(64kg), Awolusi Olaiya(64kg), ahead Shogbamu(64kg), Korede Adeniji(69kg), Christian Abua(69kg), Kehinde Ademuyiwa(69kg), Oriyomi Michael(75kg), Monday Yusuf(75kg), Lukeman Lawal((81kg), Ekele Danuloko(81kg), Uviesherhe Otega(81kg), Gabriel Francis(91kg), Efetobor Apochi(91kg), Monsuru Akanji(91kg), Rasak Ramon(+91kg), Joel Esechie(+91kg), Segun Ibrahim(+91kg) while Efe Ajagba who also fights in the bo in the +91kg weight class which is super heavyweight division, completes the list of the thirty boxers in camp. The four coaches handling the boxers include Anthony Konyegwachie(head coach), Odaderia Gowon(Asst coach), Wasiu Bisiriyu(Asst coach) and Aura Olalehin( Trainer).