Candlex Malawi Limited Company donated K300, 000 to Alufandika Boxing Promotions as they prepare for the boxing tournament on Saturday at Robins Park in Blantyre with the main bout involving Malawian Brian Mwando and Tanzanian Misheck Mwenyenye.
Candlex Sales and Marketing manager Dennis Bvalani presented the cheque to Robin Alufandika at Candlex Limited Head Offices on Tuesday.
“In our quest to develop boxing and boost morale to the boxers, as they geared for the tournament, Candlex Limited is pleased to announce a donation of K300, 000 to Alufandika Boxing Promotions ahead of the big bout on Saturday,” said Bvalani.
Bvalani said they are committed in supporting different sporting disciplines which are happening in the country and singled out boxing as one of the major one.
He said this game is highly followed around the globe and that they thought it wise to be part of it by donating something towards the weekend bout.
Bvalani also said with support, they are optimistic that boxing has a potential of putting Malawi on the World map.
On Candlex and boxing relationship, Bvalani said for a boxer to fight he has to be in good health.
“So Candlex is a manufacturer of health. We produce products like bathing soap for boxers to use in order to have a strong skin,” he said.
In his remarks, Robin Alufandika hailed Candlex Limited for the timely gesture and stressed the money will be used for the intended purposes.
“We are very greatful for this donation because it will help us a lot in a number of things ahead of the bout. My appeal to other companies is to emulate Candlex example in order to promote the game of boxing in the country,” said Alufandika.
Before the main bout between Mwando and Mwanyenye, there will be also eight supporting bouts.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :