Written by OUR CORRESPONDENT
MZUZU—The World Boxing Federation announces its second World Convention to take place in Saarbrücken, capital of German Federal State of Sarre, from September 5 to 8, with the planned highlight being a huge, star-studded WBF championship boxing event on Saturday night at the traditional Saarlandhalle.
Delegates will reside in the 4-star superior Viktor’s Residenz-Hotel, which is located next to the German-French Garden and is just a stone-throw away from the French border.
“We are very happy to finally have the opportunity to meet with all our friends from the big WBF family all over the world again,” sighted WBF President Howard Goldberg, “and we thank everyone in Saarbruecken for extending so much help in order to get the WBF World Convention to their wonderful city.”
Saarbruecken in fact is a very historic place, being first mentioned in a document by Emporer Otto III. more than one thousand years ago.
While the detailed programm of the II. WBF World Convention will be fully announced in full closer to the date, registration begins with immediate effect with the registration form on this website: http://www.worldboxingfederation.net/. Goldberg highlighted that the Malawi boxing officials are encouraged to attend the convention.
Written by CHADUWA DHUMAKUDE
MZUZU--The World Boxing Federation (WBF) has lashed at the Malawi Boxing Committee for getting involved with the World Boxing Forum. The condemnation comes barely days after this Forum stripped Agness Mtimaukanena of her welterweight belt after she had successfully defended it by defeating Happiness Nkhoma in Lilongwe last weekend.
Written by MARAPOST SPORTS
A battered and bloody Juan Manuel Marquez pulled off a stunning knock out of Manny Pacquiao in the closing seconds of Round 6. Manny run into a prefect right hand as he was attacking and landed on his face and was not able to get up.
Written by MALAWI NEWS AGENCY
BLANTYRE--It’s over. Escom Sisters defied all odds to win the OG Issa Southern Region Netball League after seeing-off a spirited challenge from Bingu Tigresses to chalk a 41-33 win at Blantyre Youth Centre in a nerve shredding encounter on Wednesday (February 20, 2013).
Written by INNOCENT KUMCHEDWA
LILONGWE--Sunset pool team held up their one point advantage over their arch rivals Top Level to be crowned champions of the Central Region Pool League over the weekend.
Three teams namely Sunset, Top Level and Michigan were in contention to win this year’s league tournament.
Going into the final game of the season, Sunset led the standings with 107 points, followed by Top-level with 106 and on third were Michigan with 105 points.
In their final assignment, Sunset took on S5 ladies and any slip up in that game, could have seen Sunset championship hopes dashed. Sunset thrashed S5 ladies 10-2 to claim the championship.
Sunset’s patron Robert Gama was on cloud nine.
“I am very happy that we have managed to win this title. It was a big competition. We worked together as a team…I think that helped us,” he said.
“In January we will be competing in the top 10 tournament and we look forward to play in that competition. Hopefully we will win that competition so that we can prove it that we are not champions for nothing” he said.
Sunset’s closet rivals Top Level beat Alliance One 7-5 but that wasn't enough.
“I am very disappointed that we have not won the title,” said Top Level captain John Walker. “I think we made some mistakes which have cost us the title. But second place isn’t that bad. We have qualified for Top 10 tournament and our focus now will be to win it,” he said.
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