It is understood that Nieva was preferred to continue given the fact that he is well-versed with the boxing culture in the country, having been here since the summer of 2017.
Jay Kowli, who is also a referee/judge, has been barred from all boxing-related activities in India and abroad due to dereliction of duty.
The euphoria of record participation gave way to disappointment. Lovlina Borgohain’s bronze managed to heal the wound of failure after a few big names faltered.
The BFI has reviewed its Olympic performance and accordingly, sent a proposal to the Sports Authority of India for approval that they say would usher in 'refreshing changes'.
These performances will be considered when the selection committee will meet to finalize the squad for the upcoming World Championships scheduled later this year, the Boxing Federation of India said.
The BFI had sought a three-month extension for Bergamasco and his men's team counterpart Santiago Nieva.
BFI President had backed both the boxers as well as the coaching staff, saying that he cannot overlook the unparalleled results of the past four years.
The country's Olympic-returned boxers will also have to compete and claim gold at the Nationals to be eligible for the global showpiece.
India did not win a medal at the 2016 Olympics where none of the female boxers from the country could even qualify.
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The BFI president Ajay Singh on Friday congratulated pugilist Lovlina Borgohain for entering the semi-finals.
The national youth and junior boxing championships will mark the resumption of domestic tournaments after more than a year.
The events, subject to government approval, will act as selection trials for the upcoming ASBC Youth & Junior Championships scheduled to be held from August 17 in Dubai, UAE.
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Along with being BFI Executive-Director, Sacheti was IOA's Associate Joint-Secretary and Meghalaya National Games GTCC Chairman.