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Ugandan boxers need special recognition

With more Ugandans continuing to embrace football and athletics, among other sports, boxing in the country has been suffering silently. Today, boxers like Isaac Masembe and David Ssemujju are not widely known, and they’re also struggling with different challenges including lack of proper training facilities and equipment. Masembe is the 19-year-old featherweight who brought a silver medal to Uganda from the just concluded All African Games in Morocco. The young talent plays with the COPAB boxing club which has trained a good number of successful Ugandan boxers. Similar to bet9ja promotion code, the club has left an indelible mark in the Ugandan boxing scene though it is still struggling. Limited funding and lack of proper training equipment and facilities have …