The box in Albania is not young as a sport, but rather young belonging to his institutionalization. Here it is a very well known gym in Tirana, managed by Ilir Shameti, preparing young boys from 9 years up 20 years old for Albanian local championship of ages.
The box is spread deeply up to the early ages, because the families thoughts that their guys can profit something from this sport. The main social groups of guys are from poor families and their dreams is to be like Mike Tyson, ex former heavy weight USA boxer. In fact, Albania is not in high level of contemporary box.
During the Communist System it was very prohibition the box and come to a halt on ’60, named it as wild capitalist sport. In this gym, the local businessmen, who manage and a school, subsidize them.