Tri-Nation boxing treat for fans this week

By Ulimasao Fata ,

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The Upolu and Savai’i Boxing Ring is set to host a Tri-Nation Boxing tournament this week.

This was confirmed by the Samoa Amateur Boxing Association.

Teams from New Zealand and American Samoa will take part in this tournament.

The Samoa Boxing team is looking  to use this tournament as a sparring fight for their Pacific Mini Games representatives.

LET’S GET READY TO RUMBLE: The boxers are set for a showdown in Apia this week. Photo / Misiona Simo
LET’S GET READY TO RUMBLE: The boxers are set for a showdown in Apia this week. Photo / Misiona Simo
Gear for local boxers presented yesterday as part of the tournament.
Gear for local boxers presented yesterday as part of the tournament.

“The Samoa Boxing team will try out their second best team during the first night of the tournament while Mini Games representatives will be out testing their preparations on the tournament’s second and final night.”

According to the press release, the New Zealand Boxing team comprises eight boxers from various places in Aotearoa with three officials.

“The American Samoa team consists of four boxers and three officials as well.”

The event will be a two-night tournament which is scheduled to start on Wednesday and continue until Thursday. The event is scheduled at Vaitele.

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