St Gerards Boxing Club’s Mweyna Chisanga travels to London tomorrow to take part in the famous Haringey Box Cup.
It is the highlight of many boxers’ careers and attracts entries from many countries.
Over three days and in four boxing rings, the boxers try to reach the pinnacle of their careers.
The final day, on Sunday, is filmed live by Boxnation TV, giving many boxers the same chance in the limelight as there professional equals enjoy.
Chisanga has the chance to lift his first title and can do so if he applies himself, says St Gerards coach Jon Mills.
“He has been training over and above his normal routine and can only do well if he applys himself accordingly over the three days,” said Mills.
“He is a very special individual who can showcase Chichester’s amazing sporting talents for all to see and enjoy.
“It’s his own opportunity to showcase himself and our city through the sport of boxing.
“He is still looking for sponsors at this late date to support him in his cause for his challenging quest, in providing any new kit that could help him.”
Anyone willing to sponsor him should contact Gerry Lavelle at St Gerards on 01243 251248.