SANABO competes in the subregional Zone Four Boxing Championships under the auspices of AFBC, in which 14 member countries of the Southern African Development Community (SADEC) participates. SANABO oversees all the nine South African provincial affiliates. Under the provincial affiliates are the districts and then the municipal boxing clubs in the governance structure. Boxing South Africa (BSA) is the organisation responsible for professional boxing in South Africa. SANABO aims to be one of the top leading olympic style boxing nations in Africa and to be ranked among the top 12 leading boxing nations affiliated to the world governing body AIBA.