Registration forms for GOtv Boxing NextGen 5, a talent hunt programme, scheduled to hold on August 29-30 in Ilorin, Kwara State, are now available at designated centres.
This was disclosed in a statement issued by Flykite Promotions, organisers of the event, on Tuesday. According to the statement, the firm’s are available to boxers aged between 18 and 25 at seven centres. The centres are Kwara State Boxing Association Office and Referees and Judges Association Office, both at the Kwara State Stadium Complex, Ilorin; Akure Stadium Complex, Akure; Alake Sports Centre, Abeokuta; Oyo State Boxing Association Office at the Lekan Salami Stadium, Ibadan; Lagos Boxing Hall of Fame Gym, Surulere, Lagos; and Nigerian Boxing Board of Control (NBB of C) Secretariat, National Stadium, Lagos.
GOtv Boxing NextGen debuted in 2015 as a programme aimed at discovering and developing young Nigerian boxers.
The young boxers will engage in sparring sessions conducted by renowned boxing coaches and at the Kwara Stadium Complex, Ilorin.
GOtv Boxing NextGen Search has propelled several boxers into the limelight, including reigning West African Boxing Union (WABU) welterweight champion, Rilwan “Baby Face” Babatunde; Ridwan “Scorpion” Oyekola; Prince “Lion” Nwoye, Chukwuebuka “Wize King” Ezewudo, Osamudiamen “Chiso” Goodluck and current national super featherweight champion; Opeyemi “Sense” Adeyemi.