The facility worth USD 5 million was donated by the International Boxing Association- AIBA in response to a request from Moses Muhangi, the Federation's President, whose plan is to set up an academy that will provide core and supporting programs to cover development courses for athletes, coaches, Referees and Judges, as well as sport and competition managers.
Bwogi entered the ring in the red corner at Lugogo sports complex on Friday morning where he eased past Okello with a knockout in the first round. He looked sharp from the first minute raining the opponent with several punches which forced the referee stopped the contest.
David Ssemujju, one of the three boxers who went to Japan told URN that he is training from University of Pain in Kampala's Old Taxi Park. The pugilist makes it clear that he does not know what will happen next, but says he is keeping fit under his coach Addes Sero to be ready in case of any chance.
“With this letter I declare to build a boxing academy in Uganda that will offer a comprehensive range of training opportunities courses and certification under one roof for further development of boxing” reads the March 1st, 2021 letter from AIBA President, Umar Kremlev confirming Muhangi’s request.