Fairy Bottling Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Mohamed El Sahili, has urged the two Zambian Boxers Mbachi Kaonga and Nkumbu Silungwe who recently qualified for the 2017 AIBA World Boxing Championship in Hamburg, Germany to return home with medals. He was speaking when he presented air tickets valued at K50,000 to the Zambia Boxing Federation (ZBF) at his office today 18th August, 2017.
Sahili, disclosed that it was part of his company’s social corporate responsibility to support the boxers knowing that they recently performed well during the 2017 African Championship recently hosted in Congo Brazzaville.
Sahili, said his company which is the makers of Aqua savanna Mineral water is considering a long term partnership with the Olympic Youth Development Centre (OYDC) to contribute to the enhancement of performance by the top athletes.
And Zambia Boxing Federation (ZBF) President Kennedy Mubita, said he was enthralled with the sponsorship which Fairy Bottling has done to his association through the support of the purchase of air tickets for the boxers and coaches.
Meanwhile, Olympic Youth Development Centre (OYDC) Director Clement Chileshe, said it has been painful to see athletes train and fail to travel for competitions due to inadequate resources hence denying them important international competition exposure and competitive platforms.
This is according to a statement issued to ZBT by OYDC Communications Officer, Noah Silomba who said that two boxers thanked the sponsor for the air tickets and promised to deliver medals.