Palestinian and Danish boxers touch gloves in the West bank

Palestine

Published: 2017-08-03 16:29

Last Updated: 2017-08-03 16:29


The visit is part of a new Danish House project aimed at establishing boxing cooperation between Palestine and Denmark. (Twitter)
 The visit is part of a new Danish House project aimed at establishing boxing cooperation between Palestine and Denmark. (Twitter)
Roya News Source

Palestine and Denmark are joining forces in the sports world, as a group of boxing coachers and young boxers from Vollsmore Boxing in Denmark make their way to Palestine, Palestinian news agency WAFA has reported.

The team plan to conduct training sessions with their Palestinian counterparts at El Barrio, a boxing club based in Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, from August 6 to 13, 2017, with the aim to establish Palestinian-Danish boxing cooperation.

Throughout the week, the two clubs will conduct training sessions focusing on the styles of boxing that practised at both clubs as well as physical training, including weight training and running.

“We have great expectations to our visit to Palestine. This is a unique opportunity for trainers and young boxers from our club to exchange knowledge and best practises with Palestinian counterparts,” says Shahbaz Aslam, head coach at Vollsmose Boxing.

“We look very much forward to receiving the Danish group in Ramallah, and we aim to develop a close and fruitful partnership between our two boxing clubs,” says El-Barrio founder and head coach Nader Jayousi.

Shahbaz Aslam, head coach at Vollsmose matches said, “We have great expectations in our visit to Palestine. This is a unique opportunity for trainers and young boxers from our club to exchange knowledge and best practices with Palestinian counterparts.”