Zimbabwean boxer Tinashe Madziwana vows to defend his bantam weight title when he meets Hashimu Zuberi of Tanzania during the Heroes and Defence Forces boxing extravaganza set for August 14 at the City Sports Centre in the capital.

The young boxer said he will is prepared to throw every spanner in defence of his belt.

Tournament promoter Clyde Musonda said preparations are well on course and is confident Madziwana will do the job.

Although event business development officer Eric Kandiwa is happy with the corporate support they received so far, he has however called for more sponsorship to come on board.

The forthcoming Heroes and Defence Forces boxing bonanza which is set for the 14th of next month at the City Sports Centre will feature 11 bouts, two of them title fights.