Hope for a boxing gold lost


Uganda’s hopes for winning a gold medal in boxing at the ongoing Commonwealth games in Gold Coast, Australia were ditched after boxer Juma Miiro has lost his semi-final fight to Amit Panghal of India.

Miiro kissed the canvas twice before all the five judges unanimously awarded the fight to his opponent.

Miiro has been Uganda’s hope for gold medal in the boxing category after the rest of his teammates failed to make it to at least semifinal.

Uganda’s boxing team had five boxers which has fetched a single medal won by Miiro who by virtue of losing at a semifinal will be awarded bronze medal.