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Okoth, Ajowi, Ongare and Andiego to lead hit Sqaud at Africa Zone 111 championships

Olympians Nick Okoth and Elizabeth Andiego will lead Kenyan boxers at this year’s Africa Zone 111 Boxing championships that will be held in Congo, Kinshasa.

Today head coach Benjamin Musa named the ‘Hit Squad’ team ahead of the championships that kick off on April 3rd to April 11th seeking to improve on their last medals.

Both Okoth and Andiego were silver and bronze medal winners in last year’s championships  

The expreinced side also had newcomers like bantamweight Alice waiyego, featherweight Amina Martha and flyweight Ann Wanjiru.

The team alos has Commonwealth Games minimum weight bronze medalist Christine Ongare, who is also the Africa silver medalist, middleweight Elizabeth Akinyi, and Lightweight Stacy Ayoma.

Africa zone 111 squad

Men

  1. Martin Maina-Minimum weight
  2. David karanja-Flyweight
  3. Shaffi bakari- Bantamweight
  4. Isaac meja- Featherweight
  5. Samuel Njau-Featherweight
  6. Nick Okoth (Captain)- Lightweight
  7. Victor Odhiambo-Light welterweight
  8. Joseph Shigali-Welterweight
  9. Boniface Mugunde- Light middleweight
  10. Edwin Okong’o-Middleweight
  11. Francis Denga- Light heavyweight
  12. Elly Ajowi-Super heavyweight

Women

  1. Christine Ongare- Minimum weight
  2. Ann Wanjiru- Flyweight
  3. Alice waiyego-Bantamweight
  4. Amina Martha- Featherweight
  5. Stacy Ayoma-Lightweight
  6. Teresia Wanjiru-Light welterweight
  7. Everlyn Akinyi- Welterweight
  8. Lorna Kusa-Light middleweight
  9. Elizabeth Akinyi-Middleweight
  10. Elizabeth Andigo Light heavyweight
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