South African National Boxing Organisation
South African National Boxing Organisation Logo.jpeg
SportAmateur boxing
JurisdictionSouth Africa
Founded2012 (2012)
Regional affiliationAfrican Boxing Confederation (AFBC)
PresidentAndile Mofu[2]
SecretaryPretty Tsotetsi
Official website

South African National Boxing Organisation (SANABO) is the organisation that governs boxing (or olympic style boxing) for men and women in South Africa. South African National Boxing Organisation is affiliated to the International Boxing Association (AIBA), along with the African Boxing Confederation (AFBC). SANABO is also affiliated to the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC),[3] and Sport and Recreation South Africa (SRSA). It organises national competitions such as the SANABO Elite National Championships and the SANABO Boxing League.[4][5][6][7]

SANABO competes in the subregional Zone Four Boxing Championships under the auspices of AFBC, in which 14 member countries of the Southern African Development Community (SADEC) participates. SANABO oversees all the nine South African provincial affiliates. Under the provincial affiliates are the districts and then the municipal boxing clubs in the governance structure.[8] Boxing South Africa (BSA) is the organisation responsible for professional boxing in South Africa. SANABO aims to be one of the top leading olympic style boxing nations in Africa and to be ranked among the top 12 leading boxing nations affiliated to the world governing body AIBA.[9]

Affiliate Members

This is a list of provincial affiliated members of SANABO, according to its constitution.[10]

Associate Members

This is a list of associate members of SANABO.[10]


Further information: Category:South African boxers

Further information: Category:Olympic boxers of South Africa

See also


  1. ^ "AIBA and AFBC launch 2017 Year of Africa to deliver enduring legacy for boxing among the continent's 54 National Federations". AIBA. Retrieved 17 September 2017.
  2. ^ "South African National Boxing Organisation". Retrieved 17 September 2017.
  3. ^ "Exciting times for boxing with SA-Botswana agreement". Retrieved 17 September 2017.
  4. ^ "Four local boxers on their way to national championships". Retrieved 17 October 2017.
  5. ^ "Squad of 14 ready to rumble". Retrieved 17 October 2017.
  6. ^ "Boxing League up and running at last". Retrieved 17 October 2017.
  7. ^ "'Mbaks' injects R10-million into boxing league to find next Olympians". Retrieved 17 October 2017.
  8. ^ "SA National Boxing Organisation (SANABO) programmes, governance & 2013/14 annual report". Retrieved 17 October 2017.
  9. ^ "SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL BOXING (SANABO) : About us". Retrieved 27 December 2016.