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Catherine Nanziri – Female Boxer Persevering Amidst Public Dissent

Catherine Nanziri represented Uganda at the Olympic Qualifiers held in Dakar, Senegal this year where she finished fourth in the Women's flyweight. She harbors big dreams, including owning a gym to train young girls, but she has faced a lot of rejections because of the public perception on what gender...
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Muhangi Explains UBF Partnership With Buganda

The boxing governing body in the country, Uganda Boxing Federation (UBF) together with the kingdom of Buganda initiated the roots of Partnership aiming to reinforce the efforts being done to revive the power and relevancy of the sport of boxing in the country as it was back in the days....
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Uganda To Take Boxers To Global Olympics Qualifiers in France

The General Secretary of National council of sports Dr. Patrick Barnard Ogwel has confirmed that Uganda shall take boxers to the global Olympics qualifiers in France. Four members of Bombers team who reached the semis in the concluded African Boxing Championship in Dakar - Senegal, have high chances of going...
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NCS Lauds Bombers, Para-athletics Teams

National Council of Sports, NCS, led by General Secretary Dr Patrick Bernard Ogwel officially welcomed back both Bombers and Para teams. The National boxing team, Bombers, returned from Dakar Senegal where they have been playing in Tokyo 2020 Olympics games. The Para team, from Morocco, took part in Tokyo 2020...
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Bombers Captain Shadir Musa Qualifies For Olympics

Shadir Musa Bwogi after qualifying for the Olympics. UBF photo Uganda Bombers captain Shadir Musa Bwogi has qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. He is the only Ugandan, out of the 13 boxers to earn the ticket via the Africa Boxing Championship in Dakar, Senegal. He qualified on Saturday 29th...
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Boxing: Ssemujju Beaten As Bombers Olympics Dream Fade

David Ssemujju lost to leave Bombers dream in shade. UBF photo Bombers David Ssemujju Kavuma lost his box-off fight to Cameroonian Dieudonne Wilfried Seyi Ntsengue by split decision 3-2 at the ongoing Africa Olympics qualifiers in Dakar. Ssemujju, Uganda's middleweight champion, to reach the Box-off, had lost his semifinal bout...
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Four Bombers Seek To Keep Olympics Dream Alive

Uganda's national boxing team, the Bombers, will continue to hunt for Olympics slots and keep their slim hopes alive. Only four boxers out of the record number of boxers to represent Uganda at any event - 13 - that travelled to Dakar Tokyo 2020 Olympics qualifiers still have a chance....
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Shafic Kiwanuka To Face Egypt’s Abdallah Sammy At IUEA

Shafic Kiwanuka and Abdallah Sammy to face off. Uganda's killing machine Shafic Kiwanuka will face Egyptian opponent Abdallah Sammy in the Universal Boxing Council (UBC) inter-continental fight at the International University of East Africa (IUEA) Auditorium in Kasanga, Kampala, The fight, dubbed 'The Journey To The World Championship', was launched...
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Boxing: Bombers Out For Olympics Slots

Uganda's national boxing team, Bombers, of 13 Boxers has been flagged off on Friday, 14th February 2020 for Dakar, Senegal to take part in Africa Regional Qualifiers due to take place on 20th to 29th February 2020. The championship will act as qualifiers for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The flag...
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Boxing: Luzira Prisons Hails ‘Disciplined’ Bombers

Luzira Prisons Sports Officer Robert Iwanve has expressed warm approval for the behavior of the National Boxing team, the Bombers. The Bombers are camping at Luzira as they prepare for the upcoming Africa Boxing Championship set in Dakar, Senegal. The praises come amidst wrong impressions in the public about the...
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Boxing: Buchaman Assures Bombers

Mark Bugembe aka Buchaman has assured Uganda's National Boxing team, the Bombers, of a direct link to President Yoweri Museveni. Buchaman was appointed the special envoy to the ghetto last year by the President 'to galvanise his support in Kampala slums'. He, on Tuesday afternoon, met with the Bombers team...
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Magogo, Muhangi Have High Hopes In New Minister Obua

FUFA and UBF heads Moses Magogo and Muhangi highly hopes for positive impact from newly appointed state Minister for Sports Hamson Obua. Obua this week met with Federation heads in a National Sports Forum held at NCS to exchange ideas on how they are going together in order to develop...
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Steven Tulibagenyi: Ugandan To Officiate in Cameroon

The Uganda Boxing Federation (UBF) President Moses Muhangi has confirmed that Uganda Boxing Referee and Judge (RJ) Tulibagenyi Steven will be among the RJs to officiate at the forthcoming Zone 3 Boxing championship. The Championship will be hosted in Cameroon and its set to take place from 27 January to...
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Olympics Qualifiers: Bombers Enter Residential Camp

Uganda's national boxing team, the Bombers, have on Wednesday entered residential camp ahead of the African qualifiers for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Uganda will be represented by 13 bombers in the African championship in Dakar, Senegal in February 17th, with the gold and silver medalists earning a spot to the...
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Boxing: Finals For National Olympics Trials Set

All is set for the Boxing Finals of the National Olympics trials, Uganda Boxing Federation has revealed. The much anticipated bouts have been forwarded to January 5, not January 12 as earlier communicated. These, will held at the MTN Indoor Arena in Lugogo. Also read: Over 190 Boxers to battle...
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26 Boxers Reach Finals Of Olympic Qualifiers

Of the over 200 boxers who registered, only 26 are still standing but only 13 slots available to represent Uganda at the African games which will be a route to the Olympics. Boxing: All Set For National Olympics Qualifiers The Africa games will be held in February 2020 in Dakar...
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