WBC names referee for Catherine Vs Zarika fight

WBC bantam weight Champion Catherine Phiri: File picture

The World Boxing Council has appointed South Africa’s female referee Sylvia Mokailña to facilitate the WBC Women’s World Super bantamweight Championship between Kenyan boxer Fatima Zarika and Zambia’s Catherine Phiri.

In a statement today, Oriental Quarries Boxing Promotions director of operations Christopher Malunga disclosed that three independent judges had been appointed to officiate at the Championship slated for December 2, 2017 in Nairobi, Kenya.

And Malunga stated that African Boxing Union president Houcine Houichi who is also World Boxing Council (WBC) Vice President would act as championship supervisor for the Championship.

“The World Boxing Council has appointed the following officials to officiate the WBC Women’s World Super bantamweight Championship between Fatima Zarika and Catherine Phiri, Referee: Sylvia Mokailña [of] South-Africa and Judges are: John Shipanuka from Zambia, Michael Neeqwaye from Ghana and Lilian Olero from Kenya,” stated Malunga

“The president of African Boxing Union (Houcine Houichi) who is also World Boxing Council (WBC) Vice President is the championship supervisor. And Boxer Catherine Phiri, Trainer Michael Zulu and Manager Christopher Malunga will depart for Nairobi Kenya on Tuesday 28th of November 2017 with flight ET863 from Lusaka at 13.25 hours and return on December 3, 2017.

Meanwhile, Oriental Quarries boxing promotions has partnered with Zamtel to present the African Boxing Flyweight Championship between the Champion Alfred Muwowo from Zambia and the challenger Llisizwe Komani from South Africa on December 30, 2017 in Lusaka.

Main supporting bout for the WBC elimination welterweight bout will be the WBC international champion from oriental quarries Zambia Muzeya versus Ruth Chisale from Malawi. Also featuring will be Catherine Phiri and Zimbabwe’s Zambia based Charles Manyuchi.

Other supporting bouts include Mbiya Nkanku from oriental quarries Zambia versus Ali Kabeya from Exodus Zambia. Remmy Simbeye from oriental quarries Zambia versus Philip Musariri from Zimbabwe and also Gracious Simwazi from oriental quarries Zambia versus Caristo Bwalya from Copperbelt.

Charges have been pegged at K150 VIP and K50 all round, for the event slated for Government Complex.

         

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