INTERNATIONAL BOXING FEDERATION AFRICA (IBF/AFRICA) – MONDAY 8 JULY, 2013, DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA – Francis Zulu’s hopefulness would be Joseph Chingangu’s Gusto although the young Turk is aiming high. Their boxing tournament slated for August 27, 2013 in Lusaka, Zambia will rekindle the memories of reality between the great Lottie Mwale and Chisanda Mutti in the 70s.
This will give Zambia a good boxing mileage as the country count it lost stocks in pro boxing since its great sons Lottie Mwale, Chisanda Mutti and the Musankabala brothers (Albert and Francis) departed the scene and left Zambia without boxing heroes! Chingangu is known for his bubbly jovial demeanor but this time around he face a much younger opponent in Francis Zulu.
Joseph Chingangu training.
With the arrival of its National Soccer Team the Chipolopolo, Zambia is weighing its option on the international sports industry therefore the Francis Zulu v. Joseph Chingangu’s rumble will add values to their quests!
Boxing pundits have rated this tournament a 3 stars and are giving each side 50% chances of winning despite the fact that the much younger Francis Zulu is aiming higher this time around. In their last meeting for the Zambian national title, Francis Zulu lost the fight to Chingangu and he would love to revenge by cruising to victory in this one.
Francis Zulu (left) pummeling his opponent
As for Chingangu, he has nothing to lose as far as this fight is concern. A win will put him at a good position for the retirement scheme while the lose will encourage him to try once more time. So either way, Chingangu is the man to watch.
The August 24, 2913 “IBF vacant Continental Africa Heavyweight Title” is been promoted by Exodus Boxing Promotion Stable of master Anthony Mwamba Chiwila and will take place in Lusaka, the capital city of Zambia.