The country’s former world boxing champion Agnes Mtimaukanena is the World Africa Boxing Association (WABA) Commissioner to Malawi.
In a statement signed by WABA Director of Human Resources & Administration Irene Joseph Magebo says Mtimaukanena has an impeccable track record which dates back to her time in the ring.
“Known for her affable lifestyle and fast hands in the ring during her heydays in the sport of boxing Agnes Mtimaukanena has built quite a great reputation’, the statement said.
“She has a solid network linking her with prominent people in the society and that she is also making strides in the business sector” it added.
In her acceptance brief response, Mtimaukanena Mwando said she will use her new role to help uplift the welfare of female boxers in the country.
“It’s an honour for me to be considered the post of commissioner responsible for Malawi and I assure WABA of my total commitment towards achieving the organisation’s goals”, she said.
While continuing to consolidate its influence in the sport of boxing, the World Africa Boxing Association (WABA) also picked two other important personalities as its Commissioners to Botswana and Ghana respectively.
The President of Professional Boxing Association of Botswana (PBAB) Mr. Tsietsi Andrew Shakes Kebualemang was appointed as the WABA Commissioner to Botswana.
First Vice President of the Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA) Dr. Henry Mainly-Spain who is the country’s WABA Commissioner.
An influential businessman with great experience in the boxing promotion Dr. Mainly-Spain cut teeth in the marine and airline industry.
According to WABA Director of Human Resources & Administration Irene Joseph Magebo, the new entrants in the WABA including the recent appointment of Zimbabwean Gilbert Munetsi as the WABA Commissioner to Zimbabwe, expands the body’s reach around the world.