Pastor Robert kayanja the senior pastor at Rubaga Miracle Centre Cathedral has fulfilled his financial pledge to each national team boxers a head of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games in Japan.
The money was a timely shot in the arm to the boxers with just three days remaining to set off for the coveted tournament.
While at his Rubaga based Church, Pastor Kayanja shed light on why he dipped the hand in his pockets to offer support to the bombers team.
“I promised pocket money to this team and am excedingly humbled to have fulfilled my pledge as the team has a few days to set off” said Pastor Robert Kayanja.
This is not the first time Pastor Kayanja is coming out to support boxing as he supported the bombers team in 2017 ahead of the Africa boxing championship that was in Congo Brazaville . The team performed fairly well as they returned home with 3 medals. The medals were won by Muzamiru Kakande, Ayit David and Geofrey Kakeeto.
Therefore the man of of God is optimistic that the team will return home successful.
“I am optimistic, i believe in supporting people that are doing a positive things and i know they’re promising and will be able to carry our flag. Am amazed by that young lady (Nanziri Catherine) and i believe she will do well” he added.
“I have confidence in them that they will bring the medals home but even if they dont win, they will have that experience alone to represent uganda in this time of the covid-19 pandemic is an honour”
The Bombers Captain Shadir Musa Kimera and Zana Boxing Club’s chairman Stephen Ssembuya thanked Pastor Robert Kayanja for his generocity.
“It has been a great honour for us to recieve thi support and we will add on what we had to boost the morale in the camp ahead of these games. We are just going to make final touches” Bombers captain Shadir Musa.
To the Zana Boxing Club Chairman Stephen Ssembuya this is a motivational factor.
“I thank the senior pastor for fulfilling his promise, this will motivate the boxers and other cooperates can come in with more support”
The team is expected to set off on Friday with three boxers shadir Musa kimera, David Ssemujju and Catherine Nanziri together with two coaches patrick Lihanda and Meddie Mulandi.