Boxing Sport

Catherine gets Golden Gloves Africa nomination

CATHERINE Phiri is declared winner after defeating Bukiwe Nonina at Government Complex in Lusaka on Saturday. PICTURE: CHANDA MWENYA

WORLD Boxing Council (WBC) gold bantamweight champion Catherine Phiri has been nominated for the Golden Gloves Africa awards billed for this Saturday in Marrakech, Morocco.
The awards will be held under the auspices of African Boxing Union.
Catherine is the only female boxer nominated for the Golden Gloves award.
The nominees include Youri Kalenga and Ilunga Makabu both of Democratic Republic of Congo, Taylor Mabika of Gabon, Yvan Mendy of Senegal and Alexis Kabore of Burkina Faso.
Others are Najib Mohammedi of Algeria, Ivorian

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