NESTOR Thomas (pictured left) from the Erongo Region was named the boxer of the tournament at the MTC Nestor Sunshine Cup which took place in Windhoek over the weekend.
The event was a big success with young amateur boxers from Khomas, Oshikoto, Erongo, Oshana, Otjozondjupa, Omaheke and Ohangwena in action along with participating clubs like Nampol and NDF.
Khomas emerged as the overall winning region, while Nampol came second and Erongo third.
The most improved boxer award went to Johannes Mosorade, while the best official award went to Joel Ngungu.
The MTC Nestor Sunshine Cup is an annual event to develop amateur boxers across the country. This year the event took place over three days, with more than 120 boxers participating.
On completion of the tournament, Okombahe Boxing Club became the proud recipient of new boxing equipment which was handed over by Nestor Tobias from the MTC Sunshine Promotions.
“This tournament is all about development since we are developing boxers for the future. While our emphasis is on professional boxing, we cannot and should not ignore the amateurs because they are our future professionals. We are happy to hand over new boxing equipment to Okombahe Boxing Gym as our contribution to their boxers development, and would like to thank all the boxers who participated in the tournament,” Tobias said.