Rio 2016 Boxing Qualifiers: Two wins, two losses for Ghana on Day 4

Tuesday 15th March , 2016 8:08 am
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On Day 4 of the African boxing qualifiers for the Rio Games happening in Cameroon, Ghana’s Suleman Tetteh lost to Warui Peter Mungai of Kenya via a unanimous decision in the quarter finals of the men’s light flyweight 46-49 kg.

Tetteh lost 29-28, 29-28 and 30-27 on the judges scorecard.

Sandyman Emmanuel also lost his bout to Cape Verde’s Davilson Morais Dos Santos in the super heavyweight 91kg division.

Sandyman lost 30-25, 30-24 and 30-25 on the cards.

Both bouts were part of the afternoon session on Monday.

The evening session gave Ghana a more positive outlook with two wins.

Akimos Annang Ampiah beat Luben Kandimba of Namibia by 30-27 on the three scorecards in the preliminaries of the men’s light flyweight 52kg.

Musah Rahman Lawson won his bout via a technical knockout over Nigeria’s Mojeed Adeniji in the men’s middleweight 75kg.

Later on Tuesday, David Akonkolim will face Prudence Kuadjovi of Togo in the men’s 91kg quarter final.



By: Nathan Quao/citifmonline.com/Ghana