Afewee crown 1st female champion

March 25, 2018

Afewee Boxing Club saw its first female national boxing champion crowned this weekend at the Magna Centre in Rotherham, South Yorkshire. Junior boxer Vivien Parsons, 14, won the England Boxing ‘National Junior Cadet title’ at 57kg, defeating her opponent from Leeds by unanimous points decision. Vivien becomes the Brixton based…

Afewee Boxing's first National Champion!

April 20, 2017

Joel Joseph became Afewee’s first National Champion on Sunday 16th April, winning the Cadet 75 – 80 kg category at the tournament held in Liverpool. Joel has been working with Head Coach, Bobby Miltiadous, for just under 1 year, training sometimes 5 times a week. All the hard work has paid…

Our new gym, before and after

February 7, 2017

Afewee would like to thank local Interior Design company, Bharat and Jean, based in PopBrixton, who have produced at no charge some striking visuals to give an impression of what our new boxing gym will look like. The disused rifle range on Level 1 of Brixton Recreation Centre, which is currently being…

Eat like a pro - Boxing Bobby's top nutritional tips

January 23, 2017

The Caveman diet People always ask me, ‘What should my diet look like’? Keep-fitters, gym-goers, competitive-boxers, everyone – I always reply in a similar way… “how would a caveman eat?” We need to think back to when food was simple yet nutritious. Without the luxury of ‘quick and easy’ foods…

Boxing volunteers gain coaching qualifications!

September 25, 2016

Afewee volunteers Yousef Khassal and Christopher Alonge were amongst a team of boxing volunteers from all over London to pass their England Boxing level 1 coaching course this weekend, led by England coach Q Shillingford. The course, which was broken down across four days over two weekends, consisted of coaching…

Afewee old boy signed by Man Utd

August 13, 2016

Joshua Bohui, who played with Afewee and was coached at our academy for 4 years before going to Brentford Academy, has just signed with Manchester United on a 3 year contract. The 17 year old will have a chance to play in the under-18, under-19 and under-21 squads, as well…

FREE Summer Fitness Sessions!

July 22, 2016

Afewee Training Centre will be offering free fitness sessions for young people over the summer! Overview These sessions are targeted for all 12-16 year olds and will be free of charge. They will take place at Brixton Recreation Centre on the 3G pitch every Monday and Wednesday starting on Monday 1st August…

Afewee boxers showcase at WSB event

June 21, 2016

Friday 27th May 2016 Afewee boxers were invited to display their skills at a World Series of Boxing (WSB) event at York Hall, Bethnal Green. The event saw the British Lionhearts compete against Kazakhstan in a a tournament style format which eventually saw the Lionhearts win and progress to the…

Youngest boxer competes aged 11

June 21, 2016

Thursday 19th May 2016 Afewee Boxing Club saw its youngest boxer represent the club when 11 year old Nacala Stewart took part in his first skills bout against a boy from Edmonton Eagles boxing Club on their home show in North London. Nacala competed over 3, 1 minute rounds, displaying great…

First Afewee junior boxer wins boxing bout!

March 12, 2016

Afewee had it’s first junior boxer, Amine Ferhat, 14 years old, compete for the club on Saturday 12th March on the Fight For Peace boxing show in North Woolwich – and came away with a 3rd round TKO stoppage victory! Fight report: As soon as the opening bell rang, Amine’s…

Afewee launches boxing development programme

March 1, 2016

Afewee boxers at all levels have been successful in achieving their ‘Afewee Boxing Development’  skills awards. The 3-stage awards programme, tailored for under 11s and Juniors, is designed to provide structure, incentive and progression for all young people who regularly attend the club. Certificates and medals are awarded to those who…

Boxer of the month – Harley

February 3, 2016

Meet Harley, Afewee’s ‘under 11’  most improved boxer of the month When did you start boxing? Harley: I started in October 2015. What do you love about boxing? Harley: Boxing’s a good way to keep fit and it’s really great fun when you go in the ring and do fighting!…

Afewee founder inspires TEDx Brixton

January 14, 2016

Afewee founder Steadman Scott inspires TEDx Brixton in this passionate talk about growing up in Brixton, prison and his desire to help children achieve their potential through sport. Discover how the Afewee football academy started and how the boxing club was born out of the 2011 riots that swept London.…

Afewee is Brixton Pound's 'Local Group of the Month'

December 18, 2015

The Brixton Pound website currently features Afewee as ‘Local Group of the Month’. Check out their article.  Afewee founder Steadman Scott tells the story of Afewee boxing and football club. Afewee is eligible for their charity fund. So fingers crossed we get our gloves on some of those lovely Brixton…

Sky Sports interviews Nathaniel Clyne about Afewee

December 12, 2015

A few weeks back Mark McAdam from Sky Sports paid a visit to one of our Saturday football sessions held at Brixton Rec. The previous week he had interviewed Nathaniel Clyne in Liverpool and asked him about playing at the Afewee Academy when he was a lad growing up in…

Women's boxing team train with England coach

November 9, 2015

Afewee women’s boxing team traveled to Portsmouth on Sunday 8 November to attend an all female training squad with England coach Q Shillingford. Senior boxer Urszula Kowalczyk was supported by head coach Bobby Miltiadous and women’s boxing coach Sara Bowden. Kowalczyk was amongst over 40 girls from throughout the UK…

1st competitive boxer appears in Brixton Bugle

November 4, 2015

Afewee Boxing Club’s first competitive boxer, Nyesco Okpako, has been featured in the November addition of the local Brixton Bugle newspaper.

Steadman Scott delivers TEDx speech

October 13, 2015

On Saturday 10th October 2015, Afewee founder Steadman Scott spoke in front of an audience of 600 people at Brixton Rec, delivering a motivational and passionate speech about his life and upbringing in Brixton. It was streamed across several venues in Brixton, such as the Ritzy and the link will…

Afewee boy lands 2-year boxing scholarship!

September 22, 2015

An Afewee junior has been selected to join a boxing academy on a scholarship starting later this month where he will have access to great facilities, qualified mentors and be trained 5 days a week whilst still representing the club. Well done! Everyone at the club is SUPER proud and…

AJ Carter wins at York Hall

September 22, 2015

Congrats to A J Carter, an Afewee ambassador, for his 2nd round KO win against Igor Mihaljevic at York Hall in September 2015.

Afewee junior selected for academic scholarship

September 22, 2015

Afewee would like to say a special mention to one of our regular Junior boxers who recently told the club he has been been offered a five-year scholarship to Winchester College, one of the UK’s most prestigious public schools, due to his academic and sporting abilities. We wish him all…

Afewee Boxing’s first National Champion!

Joel wins National Champion boxing title

Joel Joseph became Afewee’s first National Champion on Sunday 16th April, winning the Cadet 75 – 80 kg category at the tournament held in Liverpool. Joel has been working with Head Coach, Bobby Miltiadous, for just under 1 year, training sometimes 5 times a week. All the hard work has paid off, and Joel has proved himself to be the best 15 year-old in his weight division in the country. This is no mean achievement, and will inspire other young people to believe that they too can reach their goals and live their dreams, if they work hard, focus and develop self-discipline. Very well done Joel!