ASBC President Mr. Anas Alotaiba sends his best wishes to the Palestine Boxing Federation on their National Day

The President of the Asian Boxing Confederation Mr. Anas Alotaiba, furthermore the whole ASBC management and Asian Boxing Family send best wishes to the Palestine Boxing Federation and their whole Boxing Family on their National Day.

The Palestinian Declaration of Independence is a statement which was written by the Palestinian poet Mr. Mahmoud Darwish and proclaimed by the Chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Mr. Yasser Arafat in Algiers on the 15th of November in 1988. The Independence Day is an official national holiday in Palestine on November 15th each year since 1988.

Palestine joined to the international boxing events in the 1990s and their boxers competed at the Asian Games and some other events. The Palestinian Boxing Federation increased its activities in 2017 and the country’s sport is moving ahead step by step. Palestine has got strong short terms plans for the upcoming months to give bouts and experiences to their boxers in each age group.

Palestine claimed a historical bronze medal at the Kuwait City 2019 ASBC Asian Schoolboys Boxing Championships and their talents competed many international events with increasing successes. Despite of the hard Covid-19 situation, the Palestinians returned to the international stage of boxing in 2021. The country earned several medals including titles in the Montenegro Box Cup this May where their talents shocked their opponents. Their annual Palestinian National Boxing Championships for all age groups from the schoolboys up to the elite boxers was held earlier this year. Palestine sent strong delegation to the Dubai 2021 ASBC Asian Youth & Junior Boxing Championships where their boxers showed developments. Palestine sent also one boxer to the AIBA Men’s Elite World Boxing Championships to Belgrade.

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