Tokyo Olympics campaigner Eumir Marcial bought a much-needed increase from supporters earlier than heading to the Asian Elite Males’s and Girls’s Boxing Championships in Dubai.
The heavy-handed middleweight acquired backing from Chooks-to-Go and fellow athlete Thirdy Ravena.
Chooks-to-Go president Ronald Mascariñas mentioned he has heard of Marcial’s predicament concerning funding these days and want to assist out to spice up his marketing campaign to win the nation’s first Olympic gold medal.
“As a Mindanoan myself, I really feel the struggles of our athletes in that area. We at Chooks-to-Go can not flip a blind eye on them once they ask for assist,” mentioned Mascariñas, a local of Butuan, in regards to the Zamboanga-raised pugilist.
“Eumir is a world-class athlete and we consider that he has what it takes to finish the nation’s gold medal drought within the Olympics.”
Marcial now belongs to the record record of Chooks-supported atheltes, which embody Kai Sotto, Kobe Paras, Kiefer Ravena, Gabe Norwood, and Paul Desiderio. That is other than Chooks-supported groups and leagues.
Marcial additionally acquired a package deal of athlete’s goodies from Ravena who promised to assist the Zamboanga-born fighter.
Ravena gifted him a pair of rubber sneakers and dietary dietary supplements to assist together with his coaching.
Marcial, who wrapped up his coaching in Zamboanga, is appreciative for the help.
“Kay Boss Ronald, maraming maraming salamat po sa suporta at pagtiwala na makukuha ko yung gold sa Olympics. Maraming salamat sa suporta na binibigay niyo na suporta sa mga atleta na lumalaban para sa bayan,” he mentioned.
In a Fb put up, he additionally thanked Ravena for his assist.
“I wish to thank Thirdy for taking the time to offer me this new pair of sneakers and a few dietary supplements which will probably be very useful for my coaching for the Olympics. Help even so simple as these could be very important and is able to boosting our morale as athletes,” he mentioned.
Marcial will be a part of different members of the nationwide boxing staff as they head to Dubai on Saturday for the Asian Elite Males and Girls Boxing Championships.
Different members of the group embody former world champion Josie Gabuco, Maricel dela Torre, Mark Lester Durens, Marvon Tabamo, Junmilardo Ogayre, Jere Samuel Dela Cruz, and John Paul Panuayan.
The match begins on Might 24.
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