The national under 18 boxing team which was scheduled to participate in IBA Youth Men’s & Women’s world boxing championship in La Nucia in Spain from 14th -26th November 2022 will not be traveling to Spain due to lack of facilitation by the Ministry of Sports.


The team of 10 boxers (7 men & 3 women) has been in non residential training camp at Mathare Police Depot for a month under Coach Musa Benjamin, David Munuhe & Julius Theuri.


The following were the boxers to travel to Spain :

1.Jane Wangare- Minimum weight

2. Faith Nafuna – flyweight

3. Juliet Akinyi- Light heavyweight

4. Diouf Muemi- minimum weight

5. Dennis Muia – Bantamweight

6. Wycliffe Jesire -Featherweight

7. Joseph Karumba – lightweight

8. Joshua Clive – light welterweight

9. Francis Ong’eta – welterweight

10. Douglas Githaiga Muiya – light heavyweight.

By Fred Odanga Azelwa.