Lagos Holds Inter-Club Boxing Challenge

The Lagos State Boxing Association has concluded a three-day Inter-Club Boxing Challenge hosted by the Lagos State Sports Commission at the Mobolaji Johnson Indoor Sports Hall, Rowe Park, Yaba.

Speaking on the challenge, the Director-General, Lagos State Sports Commission, Mr. Oluwatoyin Gafaar, explained that the rationale behind the initiative of the tournament was to scout for talents and select the best boxers to represent the State at the forthcoming 20th National Sports Festival in Edo State.

He said the tournament was also to encourage the participation of a large number of boxers who would be groomed and nurtured for future meets.

According to him, the boxers were invited and registered from various clubs across the State to ensure that the opportunity was extended to unknown and upcoming boxers to showcase their talent.

The three-day challenge saw the talented male and female boxers from different clubs show off skills, agility and endurance as well as the rating of Yunusa Mujeeb and Adewale Oluwapelumi as the best male and female boxers of the challenge.