Moses "Of Uganda" Golola (left) during a face-off with Hamza "General Fungu" Keya at Me and You Gym & Sauna, Akamwesi


Moses "Of Uganda" Golola weighed 75 Kg’s, four kilograms heavier than Hamza "General Fungu" Keya.

  • The Revival Match (26th December 2022):
  • Main Fight: Moses “Of Uganda” Golola Vs Hamza “General Fungu” Keya
  • Challenge Fight (K1 Style)
  • At Akamwesi Gardens, Kyebando Road – Gayaza Road
  • Entry Tags: 10,000/= (Ordinary), 20,000/= (VIP) & 1,000,000 (Table) – VVIP
  • Theme: “Reviving the youth from drug abuse and domestic violence through community collective development, social responsibility and development through sports”

The long-awaited kickboxing contest between Uganda’s prized kick boxer Moses “Of Uganda” Golola and Hamza “General Fungu” Keya is hours away.

This fight, dubbed “The Revival match” will take place on Boxing Day (Monday, 26th December 2022) at the Akamwesi Gardens in Kyabando along Gayaza road.

On Saturday, December 24, 2022, the fight organizers held a press briefing at Me & You Health Gym (at Akamwesi Gardens) alongside the two fighters as they also weighed in.

Golola weighed 75 Kg’s, four kilograms heavier than Keya.

Moses “Of Uganda” Golola and Hamza “General Fungu” Keya (extreme right) pose for a group photo with the fight organizers

Golola, fresh from a guerrilla training in the Mbale mountains once again vowed to knock out Keya, his former sparring partner in training.

In this line of duty, there can only be one champion. I have been training hard in the hills and mountains. I am more than ready to beat up General Fungu. He has been my partner in training and I always look at him as a mere stepping stone.

Moses “Of Uganda” Golola, Kickboxer-cum-boxer
Moses “Of Uganda” Golola shows off his belt

Keya promised to dethrone Golola whom he asserted is beatable.

Golola is beatable and I will be beat him too. He lost to South Sudanese Majok recently and I crushed Majok sometime back. I know all his weaknesses and I will dethrone him.

Hamza “General Fungu” Keya, Kickboxer-cum-boxer

At the apex of his kickboxing and boxing career, Golola is now strategizing a well retirement plan.

Golola established a Golola Talent Academy, coaching sessions to youngsters, luring more endorsement partnerships and a couple of exhibition fights to sign off in style.

The fight promoters are Pastor Patrick Mugambagye and pastor Enock Nabasa.

Mugambagye is the senior pastor at Jerusalem Healing Ministries in Kisaasi and the proprietor of Me and You Gym & Sauna as well as the nearby astro-football turf ground.

He called upon the fans to turn up in big numbers for the fight.

“I call upon all the people to come and grace this fight. This is the revival fight and who knows we shall get salvation that day” Pastor Mugambagye who is also coming up for election in Kawempe South come 2026 general elections remarked.

Pastor Patrick Mugambagye (left next to Moses Golola) is the fighter promoter

There will be five rounds of three minutes each, K1 style.

On that day, there are planned undercard kick boxing bouts, combat fights and the finals of the Uganda Boxing Champions League.

Music artists as Pallaso, Zex Zex Bilangilangi among others are confirmed to perform and spice up the night at Akamwesi Gardens.

David Isabirye is a senior staff writer for Kawowo Sports where he covers most of the major events.

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