Boxing team for Asian Games to be named on Aug 10

Pakistani boxers to participate in the Asian Games will be named on Friday.

In an interview Pakistan boxing coach Arshad Hussain said the boxers are training very hard in the camp at Pakistan Sports Complex.

The boxing coach said boxers will be selected after trials and then will depart to Indonesia on 16th of this month.

A total of 23 boxers including 18 male and 5 females are participating in the camp.

He said male boxers include Mohibullah, Dawar Khan and Majid for 49 kg category, Muhammad Asif, Ameer Hamza for 52kg category, Naqeeb Ahmed, Abdul Samad for 56kg, Shehraz, Namatullah 60kg, Salman Baloch, Amir Masood 64kg, Gul Zaib, Amir Khan 69kg, Tanveer Ahmed, Mehmood ul Hasan, Zulqarnain 75kg and Awais Ali and Nazir Ahmed for 81kg category.

Women boxers comprise Khila Azhar, Razia Bano for 52kg category, Mehwish Arooj 56kg and Memona Bibi and Ruksana Perveen for 60 kg category.

Source: Radio Pakistan