Saturday, January 20, 2018

TTBA yet to receive funds*

…but 15 selected for Caribbean Boxing Championships

WON 2014 COMMONWEALTH GAMES BRONZE: Middleweight Michael Alexander


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THE Trinidad and Tobago Boxing Association is worried about missing a second consecutive Caribbean Boxing Championships, despite selecting a 15-member team following the recently-concluded National Boxing Championships.  The selected team includes Olympian Nigel Paul and talented middleweight Michael Alexander, both strong gold medal contenders.  Having missed last year’s Caribbean Championships in Barbados, local amateur boxing officials are apprehensive about the possibility of missing this year’s three-day event, set for December 13-16 in St. Lucia.  The TTABA submitted necessary paper work and documents to the Sports Company of Trinidad and Tobago in September and is awaiting funding.

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