Story as published in The Mast Newspapers-Zambia on May
LIVINGSTONE is improving with each national Judo league tournament, says Judo for Fred coach Mama Hamoonga.
In an interview, Hamoonga said three players had won winning in their categories at the just ended contests held in Lusaka on Saturday. He said the next national league tournament will be at the Youth Community Training Centre (YCTC) in Livingstone on May 26.
“The lads are improving on a daily basis and with each national league tournament held the standards are getting higher and higher. I am happy that Felet Musonda who won the fight in the 44 kilogramme category has made it to the national team,” Hamoonga said.
She added that in the 30 kilogramme category Livingstone’s Judo for Fred judokas ended up fighting each other with Tabo Sitali losing to his team mate Fred Musonda.
“In the -25 kilogramme category Morrison Mwachiyaba was first while William Mulenga lost in the semi-finals of the 55 kilogramme category,” Hamoonga said.
She further noted that William Mulenga lost in the 55 kilogramme category while Costic Mainza and Mufalari Swembo all lost in their first fights.
Judo for Fred is financed by Norwegians through a non-governmental organisation Response Network.
Hamoonga further appealed to all Livingstone residents to turn up in numbers on May 26 to watch the national judo league at YCTC in Libuyu Township.