International Boxers reach Peshawar for competition


ISLAMABAD: Peshawar will host an International Boxing Event on July 6 featuring top boxers from Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan.

According to the details, international boxers have reached here on Monday to participate in the event. Weight of boxers was done in a public ceremony here today. Asian Boxing Champion Usman Wazeer and DG Sports Asfandyar Khan attended the ceremony.

On the occasion, Usman said this event will be a building block of boxing in Pakistan. “Preparations are in the final phase and we are hopeful for a successful event. Top boxers from Afghanistan and Iran will participate in the event which will be an exposure for local participants,” he said.

Usman said Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) has an immense talent that needs nourishment. “In KPK, you will find immense talented boxers. They just need assistance and opportunities to showcase their talent,” he concluded.

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