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Youth Games holds boxing evening at the Roger Deshon gym

The five boxing academies that the municipality has, participated in the boxing evening that took place at the Roger Deshon gym, within the framework of the Managua 2023 Youth Games.

In this competition, 15 fights were held, in which 60 young people participated. Noel González, Sports Director of the commune, explained that this is the second tournament that has been held and on this occasion boxers who train in the new gym made their debut. “Ariel Ignacio Vivas”.

“As the Mayor of Managua, we are promoting young people who practice this combat sport, today the kids who are trained in the district IV gym are also making their debut, where we have René Alvarado our former champion, this year boxing continues Growing up, we have great achievements with the Los Flacos Explosivos team, which this year were runners-up in the Alexis Argüello Cup,” González reported.

Also, he highlighted that the support of the capital commune to the different sports disciplines is guided by the Sandinista Government led by Commander Daniel Ortega and the Vice President of Nicaragua, Compañera Rosario Murillo.

Currently the municipality has several gyms, among which are Iván Montenegro, Roberto Huembes, Roger Deshon and the new rings that operate in Districts IV and VI of Managua.

Gustavo Herrera, coordinator of the different boxing academies in Managua, pointed out that these boxing schools are contributing to the training of future boxing champions.

“In our academies we have young people who have gone to participate in international boxing tournaments, we recently had some qualifiers to participate in the National Youth Championship of Venezuela, where the Roger Deshon academy qualified with three fighters, two female and one male, thanks to the work that has been done from the different gyms with the new generations who like this sport,” said Herrera.

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