Exodus Boxing Academy has reaffirmed its commitment towards partnering with the Government through the Ministry of Youth and Sport and Child Development by taking vulnerable children off the street and giving them boxing skills.
ZANIS sports reports Exodus Boxing Academy Director Anthony Mwaamba said his academy wants to impart boxing skills on the vulnerable streets children in the same manner it has produced renowned boxers like Zambian Female Boxing Icon Esther Phiri.
Mwamba also recalled that his firm has produced male Boxing champion Kennedy kanyanta, and much later the new sensations Alice Mbewe, Simon Ngoma and Patrick Chinyemba who qualified for Olympics games among others.
In the statement to ZANIS today, Mwaamba appealed to the Ministry of Youth Sport and Child Development to allow them to renovate the Gym situated at the old Independence Stadium in Lusaka.
“Our appeal goes to the Ministry of Youth Sport and Child Development to allow us renovate the Gym at old Independence Stadium which is under the same Ministry so that we fulfil our sports programs like we did when asked to help the Zambia National Boxing Team who were preparing for all African games which were held in Senegal last year,” Mwaamba stressed.
He pointed out that rehabilitating the Gym will help in conducting some training programs in the evening when the temperatures and concentration are stable.
Mwaamba fervently hailed the government due to the relentless support to the Exodus Boxing Academy since its inception in the year 2000.
Exodus Boxing Academy was formed in the year 2000 with a principle focus of being the pioneer of boxing development in the Republic of Zambia.
Its main goal is to train, promote and manage boxers Professional and Amateur boxers which has been done in the past 19 years.