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African Games: Debutant Tumusiime enters medal bracket


Innocent Tumusiime, a debutant on the Uganda Bombers team secured a semi-final spot to enter the medal bracket at the 13th African games in Ghana.

This becomes Uganda’s first boxing medal at the ongoing African Games edition. The light flyweight boxer stopped Lesotho’s Kolobe in  round one at a lively Bukom boxing arena

The youngster is yet to confirm which type of medal he’s home because he’s set to return to the ring on Wednesday for the semi-final.

He will take on Tukembekwa Zola from Congo.

In the same way, another debutant Innocent Amoko stopped Bouzine Jovanie Darius Antoine from Seychelles in round three.

The UPDF boxing club hard puncher takes on Gebremariam Abrahm Alem of Ethiopia at the quarter finals.

Uganda has two boxers in action this Monday with Captain Muzamir Semuddu taking on Ghana’s Henry Malmy while Kasim Murungi faces another homeboy Abdul Wahid who got a bye at the round of 16.

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