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Gambia Boxing team warm up for All-African Games, others

May 12, 2011, 4:20 PM

The Gambia National Boxing team is intensifying preparation for the forthcoming international boxing competition at the independence stadium.

The head coach of the National Gambia Boxing Association, Peter Gomez, is using the opportunity to call on the private sector, companies and institutions to support the boxing association in their bid to do better at the global boxing showdown.

According to Gomez, the team is expected to take part in the junior amateur boxing competition in September 2011 in Cameroon, the All-Africa games and the 2012 London Olympic games.

He is however optimistic that the Gambian team will certainly perform to expectations when the global showpiece takes centre stage.

Gomez finally appealed to members of the private Sector, especially companies and firms, as well as institutions, to support to the team to be able raise the Gambian flag high at the international boxing arena.