Nigerian Boxer, Awolusi Olaiya Federation has expressed that, he will be selected for a place to represent Nigeria in the 2017 Africa Boxing Championships set to take place in Congo.
Olaiya said even as anxiety rock the camp of the national boxers, whether or not they will make the slot for the competition in Congo, he his optimistic he’ll make the team.
Speaking with Brila FM, Olaiya said: “We have a couple of boxers fighting for spots to represent Nigeria in the Africa Boxing Championship, but the fact still remains that, few will be chosen.
“I quite understand the feeling of apprehension in camp at the moment but I’m absolutely looking beyond being selected.
“I already see myself representing Nigeria very well at the championship and believe I’ll make the team.
The boxers representing Nigeria will know their fate later this evening.