Multitalented Hockey and Football player, Pauline Naise, has send her good will message to Kenyan boxer, Fatuma Zarika, ahead of her WBC Super Bantamweight bout on August 4th against Jamaican Alicia Ashley.
Naise who plays Hockey for Chase Amira and Football for Vihiga Leeds expressed confidence that Zarika would win her fight terming her an Inspiration to upcoming sports Women in Kenya.
“I have seen Zarika fight before and i know the Jamaican has lots of experience under her belt but Zarika won before and I’m trusting she can do it again. I want to wish her all the best in that fight” She said.
“We are all very proud of Zarika’s achievements, She is a phenomenal and strong willed woman with massive influence to upcoming sports people. She is as well an inspiration to upcoming boxers and sports women at large.” She added.
“We wish her the best and we all hope to learn from her that there is no limit to what we can achieve if we keep working hard.” She concluded.
The Sportpesa sponsored Zarika faces Ashley on August 4th in a repeat of last year’s clash between the pair where Zarika dethroned the Jamaican via a split decision at the Dort Federal Event Center in Flint in Michigan, the US to became the first Kenyan pugilist to hold the prestigious WBC Super Bantamweight Champion title.