Pakistan’s sole World Boxing Council champion Muhammad Waseem, who regained his silver identify closing 12 months has set his eyes at the 2024 Paris Olympics as he beings arrangements in Islamabad.
Waseem closing fought Sunny Edwards for the International Boxing federation flyweight world identify in March. He is expecting his subsequent professional bout and is looking to start his education again.
“It has been four months that I even have now not educated so I ought to get lower back to it,” Waseem informed The Express Tribune from Islamabad.
The 34-year-vintage is the most successful professional boxer to pop out of Pakistan with an outstanding record of 12 wins, with 8 knock-outs from the 14 expert bouts he has taken on to this point.
But before going pro, he won numerous accolades for Pakistan including World Combat Games gold medal, Asian Games bronze medal, Commonwealth Games silver and bronze in 2010 and 2014. He then went directly to fight professionally in 2015 after seeing unprofessionalism and utter neglect through the Pakistan Boxing Federation.
But now Waseem feels that he can perform for Pakistan at the Olympics.
“I have to compete on the Olympic qualifying round and I want to get again in shape before I take on the subsequent expert bout,” said Waseem. “But for that I want to work difficult and being in Pakistan, it can get hard as I do not get the exceptional education centers effortlessly.
“The fact is I can’t come up with the money for this form of education by myself. My employer will get me every other bout quickly, however I need to be prepared and it’s been 4 months now that I have now not educated at all.”
Waseem stated that within the gloomy state of affairs when it comes to insufficient facilities, he is glad that the National Transmission and Dispatch Company (NTDC) North General manager Engineer Anjum Aziz is assisting him within the time of need. The camp authorized through Aziz is for as a minimum ninety days beginning from September 1.
Waseem has been representing Wapda considering 2004 as properly.To start off, he’ll want a gym and a education facility along side a crew of coaches and at the least three boxers who can emerge as sparring partners for him.
“I need to thank Aziz for helping me on this because getting this camp is clearly key,” said the 2010 South Asian Games silver medallist. “My purpose is to symbolize Pakistan on each degree, so focused on Olympics is the herbal step. This training camp is the beginning.
“I will ought to select two to a few boxers that will spar with me after which my teach and running shoes. I prefer Tariq Siddique, a Wapda educate, due to the fact he is certainly properly. He has helped me emerge as the boxer I am these days, so he must be utilised for this.”
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