Samoa’s National Boxing Squad

By Sina Filifilia Seva’aetasi ,

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TEAM SAMOA: Boxers and management after a hard day in the office.

TEAM SAMOA: Boxers and management after a hard day in the office.

The team to represent Samoa in the upcoming Oceania tournament has been finalized. 

Twelve brave boxers had an explosive finish at the Vailima Pound for Pound fight for S.A.B.A 2017, Saturday evening. 

The team features a number of local up and coming boxers such as Vaisilika Tuigamala, Ropati and Manila Hall.  

Boxers who were present for the Fight For Marist II made the trek back to Samoa to compete once again such as  such as Bravely Matau from New Zealand and Ismael Liaina.

Oceania is a crucial milestone in the journey to the international stage for these young boxers as the winner and runner up will automatically qualify for the World Championships in Hamburg, Germany. 

Also, the squad to compete in the Youth Commonwealth Games in the Bahamas has also been a named.  

The selected boxers will go in to camp, Tuesday 16th May 2017, at Marist St. josephs club Lotopa 5.00pm sharp. 

Executives of the boxing association would also like to acknowledge Marist St. josephs club (the president and executive) for allowing their facility to help out team Samoa in their preparation.

 

Team Samoa - Elite Oceania in Australia

60kgs

- Iulio Paulo (SAMOA)

64kgs

- Manila Hall (SAMOA)

69kgs

- Ropati Hall (SAMOA)

- Ropeti Sinapati (SAMOA)

75kgs

- Henry Tyrell (SAMOA)

- Bravely Meti Matau (NZ)

81kgs

- Alema Leleisiuao (SAMOA)

- Tao Elegise (SAMOA)

91kgs

- Filimaua Hala (SAMOA)

- Daniel Etuasi (SAMOA)

91kgs +

- Ismael Liaina (AUSTRALIA)

- Vaisilika Tuigamala (SAMOA)

 

Team Samoa - Youth Commonwealth Game in Bahama

49kgs

- Senoa Hall (SAMOA)

69kgs

- Marion Faustina Ah Tong (SAMOA)

- Jancen Poutoa (SAMOA)

81kgs

- Ato Plodaicki Faogali (AUSTRALIA)

- Mac Tuna (SAMOA

 

MANAGEMENT

Lionel Fatupaito

Poutoa Hall

Bubba Tuigamala

Mike Lemisio

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