AIBA officials in Nairobi for African Virtual Forum


AIBA officials in Nairobi for African Virtual Forum
AIBA & Boxing Federation of Kenya officials pose for a photo at Jomo Kenyatta International airport. From right Denis Kadyrov, BFK President Mr Anthony Otieno Ombok, Alisa Shcherbachenya, Elena Sobol, Sugar Ray & BFK SG Dave Munuhe. (PHOTO/Courtesy)

In Summary

  • The AIBA President Umar Kremlev was among the delegates who arrived in the capital Nairobi for the event that will be held on Sunday
  • The agenda includes a presentation of the new AIBA Committees and Competition calendar, AIBA Development plan for National Federations, Communication strategy, Anti-doping seminars by the ITA representative, Legal team report, and Q & A sessions

The Boxing Federation of Kenya president Anthony Otieno ‘Jamal’ Ombok Friday welcomed International Boxing Association officials who are in Nairobi for the AIBA African Virtual Forum.

The AIBA President Umar Kremlev was among the delegates who arrived in the capital Nairobi for the event that will be held on Sunday.

Ombok has welcomed all the boxing leaders for the forum that is expected to charter a road map for more prosperity in the sport.

“I would like to welcome our president of AIBA who is coming to Africa, Kenya for the first time. We would also like to welcome the president of African Boxing Confederation. We are inviting our brothers and sisters in Africa to discuss boxing development in Africa. We are looking forward to a successful deliberations” Jamal said.

The agenda includes a presentation of the new AIBA Committees and Competition calendar, AIBA Development plan for National Federations, Communication strategy, Anti-doping seminars by the ITA representative, Legal team report, and Q & A sessions.

African Boxing Confederation President Dr. Mohamed Moustahsane will also attend.

AIBA boss Kremlev said he would be happy to welcome each country of the continent.

“For the second year in a row we are organizing AIBA Forums on five continents. Unfortunately, last year, because of the Covid-19 pandemic we conducted only three – in America, Oceania and Asia, and the other two which were to be in Europe and Africa, were canceled .

“This year, because of the ongoing situation, we will organize everything virtually, so that everybody can participate. We will come to Africa to know what we can improve on the continent, in every single country,” Kremlev said.

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