National Youth Championship from March 30

ISLAMABAD: Country’s promising pugilists will be seen in action in the National Youth Championship, taking place in Karachi from March 30 to April 3, Pakistan Boxing Federation (PBF) Secretary Nasir Tung Tuesday said.

Talking to reporter he said young boxers from all four provinces, Islamabad and Azad Jammu and Kashmir would take part in the championship.

“This event is for both male and female boxers of under 18,” Tung said.

He said bouts for male boxers would be held in eight weight categories, while competitions for female pugilists would be held in five weight categories.

“It will be for the first time that female will compete in a National Youth Championship,” he said.