The Freedom Boxing Club, based in Galeshewe’s Recreation Hall, left a strong impression during a developmental tournament hosted by the Postmasburg Boxing Club.
The town of Postmasburg recently observed a remarkable showcase of natural skill and unwavering determination within its boxing community.
The Freedom Boxing Club, based in Galeshewe’s Recreation Hall, left a strong impression during a developmental tournament that took place on September 19th. This event, hosted by the Postmasburg Boxing Club and framed by the town’s iconic City Hall, united aspiring fighters from the entire region, providing a platform for them to demonstrate their prowess and love for the sport of boxing.
With great enthusiasm, teams from Kimberley, including the Home Defenders, Freedom Boxing Club, Platinum Boxing Club, and the Northern Cape Academics team, stepped into the ring. They were joined by competitors from the Kuruman and Tsantsabane Boxing Clubs. The day of intense boxing featured a total of 15 bouts, covering a range of categories including schoolboys, juniors, youth, and elite divisions.
Raymond Mothobi, chairman, and coach of the Freedom Boxing Club, expressed his gratitude for the impeccable organisation of the event by the Postmasburg organisers. “We are thankful to all those in Postmasburg who came together to create such a well-structured and successful event,” Mothobi said, praising the seamless execution that enabled young boxers to showcase their hard-earned skills.
Meanwhile, the results of the tournament spoke volumes about the talent nurtured within the Freedom Boxing Club. Mothobi noted that the school boys and juniors particularly shone, attributing their success to meticulous preparation leading up to the event. “Their dedication and hard work paid off, as they triumphantly secured six gold medals and one silver medal,” Mothobi announced proudly.
The club chairman told the DFA that the commitment of these young athletes is nothing short of admirable as he spoke about their rigorous training regimen, highlighting the dedication they exhibit on a daily basis. “From Monday to Friday, these fighters, ranging in age from 10 to 29, put in the hard yards, training diligently from 16:30 to 18:00,” Mothobi revealed.
Such discipline undoubtedly contributes to their prowess in the ring.
In the spirit of nurturing budding talent and encouraging participation in the sport of boxing, Coach Mothobi extended a warm invitation to all interested individuals.
“If you have a passion for boxing and wish to be a part of our club, feel free to reach out to us by calling 072 129 9249,” he urged.
With the success of the recent tournament firmly underscoring the club’s dedication to honing boxing skills, joining the ranks of the Freedom Boxing Club could be a transformative opportunity for aspiring fighters.
Looking back, it’s no doubt that the Postmasburg development tournament left a lasting impression, reminding all of the power of dedication, camaraderie, and the pursuit of excellence in the world of sports.