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2024 Boxing National Open: Lukanga dominates as Tumusiime upsets Kibira


The 2024 National Boxing Championships climaxed on Saturday, April 27th, 2024 at the MTN Arena in Lugogo.

Overall Boxing Club winner on the evening walked away with a motorbike after accumulating the most points among all.

Lukanga BC the overall winners.

With more than 60 intense bouts that happened on the day, anticipation ran high as contenders exhibited their skills in-order to convince the judges on their entry to the Uganda Boxing Champions League Season Three.

In an event that was graced by the Uganda Boxing Federation Prèsident Moses Muhangi, Lukanga Boxing Club came out on top in all Categories which included the Juniors, Youth and Elite dominating with 122 points.

Top Five winning Boxing Clubs in each Category


  1. Lukanga BC- 47 points 
  2. COBAP- 14 points 
  3. UPDF BC- 13 points 
  4. Sparks BC- 9 points 
  5. KCCA BC- 7 points 


  1. Lukanga BC- 52 points 
  2. Sparks BC- 18 points 
  3. COBAP BC- 13 points 
  4. Zebra BC- 11 points 
  5. KCCA BC- 10 points 


  1. COBAP BC- 32 points 
  2. UPDF FC- 31 points 
  3. Lukanga BC- 22 points 
  4. East Coast BC- 22 points 
  5. Kololo BC- 10 points 

In the individual bouts, the headline attractions was middleweight division clash (71kgs) between Kibira Owen and Tumusiime Nerrick.

Both fighters were in the second edition of the Uganda Boxing Champions League but Kibira decided to weight so he had to return to the National Opens to prove he can.

For Tumusiime, he was relegated and had to fight in order to return as the two were poised for a fierce battle, each eyeing the coveted gold medal but it was Tumusiime’s day to come out on top.

Despite Kibira loosing out and not accepting the results that came out of bout, both fighters got back into the Uganda Boxing Champions League after coming out as the top two in the Elite 71 kgs.

The top two boxers that advanced to the Boxing Champions League in the Elite category.


Light weight 66Kgs

  1. Nasasira Shafic
  2. Yiga Ashiraf

Middle 75Kgs

  1. Mukuye Harold
  2. Ssembatya Arafat


  1. Mulindi Becker
  2. Wandera Ronnie

86 Kgs

  1. Kimuli Ivan
  2. Muyende Moses

Heavy 92kgs

  1. Galiwango Jonathan
  2. Aziz Ringoo

92+ Kgs

  1. Ebongo Emmy
  2. Said

Welter 67Kgs

  1. Bate Nuhu
  2. Mukwaya Eddy

48 Kgs

  1. Ochan Geofrey
  2. Kato Kazibwe

51 Kgs

  1. Kimera Moses
  2. Matovu Livingstone

54 Kgs

  1. Mudenya Joel
  2. Balegesa Benon

57 Kgs

  1. Mubiru Derrick
  2. Kimuli Henry


50 Kgs

  1. Mariam Sultan
  2. Atuhire Shakirah

52 Kgs

  1. Katushabe Angel
  2. Nali Jalia

54 Kgs

  1. Nankiga Grace
  2. Sauda Muhammad

57 Kgs

  1. Kugonza Joyce
  2. Mukisa Jemimah

60 Kgs

  1. Nyike Arafah
  2. Naaya Gertrude

63.5 Kgs

  1. Nakalema Emily
  2. Muzira Scovia


  1. Nanyonjo Jesca
  2. Muzira Sharifah

87 Kgs

  1. Nambiro Joy
  2. Minde Shakira

The National Open championship holds significant importance as it serves as a vital platform for Ugandan boxers to showcase their talent.

It also provides an opportunity to ascend finalists to the Boxing Champions League, where contenders aim to impress selectors for the national team.

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