Boxers likely to be trained in Iran for Asian Games


ISLAMABAD : Pakistan Boxing Federation (PBF) is likely to send boxers for training to Iran in July to prepare for the Asian Games to take place in Jakarta from August 18 to September 2.

Talking to state-run media, PBF Secretary, Lt. Col. (R) Muhammad Nasir Ijaz Tung said currently the boxers training camp to prepare for the Asian Games is underway at Pakistan Sports Complex.

“A total of 18 male and 6 female boxers are participating in the camp who are being trained by coaches Arshad Hussain, Ali Bux and Ramzan,” he said.

He said however we are planning a tour to Iran from July 21 to August 8 in order to train the boxers for the Games.

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