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ZBF begins Zone IV preps

TENDAI Phiri (Left) unleashes a punch on Patrick Banda’s face during the Agricultural and Commercial Show boxing tournament flyweight bout in Lusaka yesterday. PICTURE: BRIAN MALAMA

MULWANDA LUPIYA, Ndola
WITH Zambia’s dream of reaping medals in boxing at the Tokyo Olympics over, Zambia Boxing Federation (ZBF) has shifted attention to the under-20 national team.
ZBF has named a 10-member provisional team ahead of the Zone IV championship to be hosted by Lesotho in December.
Zambia’s envoys at the Tokyo Olympics — welterweight Steven Zimba, featherweight Everisto Mulenga and flyweight Patrick Chinyemba — all came back empty-handed after they were eliminated in the last 16.
Zone IV is the tournament that gave Chinyemba the platform to rise to stardom after winning gold in CLICK TO READ MORE



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