OPUWO: Organisers of the Opuwo Sports Festival have decided to bring most of the best boxers in Namibia to Opuwo to showcase their talents during the upcoming annual sports festival at the town from 24 to 27 August this year.
These boxers include Paulus ‘The Hitman’ Moses, Paulus ‘The Rock’ Ambunda, Vikapita Meroro, Wilberfoce Shihepo, Sacky Shikukutu, Immanuel Naindjala and Julius Indongo.
The Opuwo Sports Festival started in 2011 with sport codes such as football, netball and marathon.
The football tournament is sponsored by the OK Grocer with N.dollars 20 000, marathon with N.dollars 10 000 from the Okaokoland Butchery/Coffee Shop, and netball with N.dollars 5 500 from the Kunene Pharmacy.
According to organiser Steven Nomchab, at least 40 boxers have already registered to fight over two nights.