Local boxing club rakes in awards

The Overstrand Whale Boxing Club (OWBC) has impressed the local community once again as they continue to bring home gold and silver. The club’s members participated in a number of competitions throughout August, with these young boxers proving that they are only getting better and better.



OWBC hits for gold

The Overstrand Whale Boxing Club (OWBC) competed in a number of competitions recently:

  • 25-28 April – Interprovincial Championships in Queenstown, Eastern Cape. Out of the five boxers who went, two took home gold and two took home silver medals.
  • 11 May – Held in Cape Town. All seven boxers who participated from OWBC achieved gold medals.
  • 18 May – Western Cape Youth & Elites Championships in Cape Town. Two boxers from  the OWBC attended namely, Matubastsi Sikithi (won all three of his fights as well as the trophy for the ‘Best Man’) and Siphamandla Damesia (won a gold medal and a trophy). OWBC also placed third for the best team overall.


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