Deputy Minister of Communications gives early Christmas to the Community of Duncan Village in East London

| December 8, 2017

The community of Duncan Village in the East London and boxing enthusiasts will receive an early Christmas of fully equipped boxing gym from Deputy Minister of Communications Tandi Mahambehlala. The donation from the Deputy Minister comes after her visit to the Duncan Village Boxing Academy and saw young up and coming boxers using old broken equipment.

I was touched to see children as young as eight come from homes where there is unemployment and orphans coming to the gym with hope of turning into professional boxersrdquo;. Said Deputy Minister

The academy has produced professional boxers such as Thabo Sishwane, the first professional boxer to come out of the academy, and Xolisani Nomeva Ndongeni who is undefeated after 22 matches, and now training at the Floyd Mayweather gym in the United States. It is currently the home of Azinga Fuzile a multiple champion in three weights.

Details of the event

Venue: 3 Beku Street, Gompo Township, Duncan Village

Date: Saturday 9th December 2017

Time: 13:00pm

Source:Republic of South Africa: Department of Government Communication and Information.

Category: Governance

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