LAGOS – The Lagos State Boxing Association has postponed the March edition of the monthly Amateur Boxing Bout.
The postponement is as a result of the upcoming presidential elections, scheduled for March 28.
The Chairman of the association, Olawale Edun, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in a telephone interview on Monday that boxers should look forward to the April edition of the event.
He said that the competition had taken a championship status, where winners of different categories would meet at the end of the year to determine state champions.
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“I want to advise boxers to train ahead of the April edition as it promises to be a 12-bouts contest.
“Our boxers are doing well and there is need to improve on what is on ground with constant tournaments,” Edun said.[pro_ad_display_adzone id=”10″]
The chairman, who prayed for a sports-loving governor to be elected in Lagos State, thanked the out-going governor, Mr Babatunde Fashola, for his support for boxing. (NAN)