KUWAIT: Sulaibkhat Sport Club won first place in the Liberation Boxing Championship for juniors, as it got five gold and one bronze medals, while Jahra boxers took second place with one gold and four silver. Qurain and Fahaheel clubs won one gold, two silver and three bronze landing them in third place. The championship saw 63 boxers distributed over 10 various weights. The championship closing ceremony was attended by Chairman of Kuwait Boxing Federation Mohammad Mansi and several board members.

Mohammad Mansi appreciated the participation of 11 clubs in the first championship on the season and said “we have seen strong competitions in various weights during the championship which confirms the interest of all clubs”, and “this makes us optimistic towards a bright future of the game in the few coming years”.

He said the return of Jahra club to boxing and getting second place will give the game an important push at all levels.
He said the championship was good as far as the technical level and physical preparation of most players, and he appreciated the efforts that brought several talents in boxing.

By Abdellatif Sharaa