Rio Olympic Games: Wahid to face Argentina’s Melian in bantamweight first round

Friday 5th August , 2016 8:50 am

Ghana’s Abdul Wahid Omar will face Argentina’s Alberto Ezequiel Melian in the first round of the men’s bantamweight 56 kg of the boxing event.

The bout will take place on August 11 at the Riocentro.

Wahid got a place in the Games via a scholarship from the International Olympic Committee and victory for the Omar will send him to the Round of 16.

Meanwhile, judoka Szandra Dzogedi will face Rafaela Silva in the women’s 63kg on Tuesday 11th August in the Carioca Arena 2.




By: Nathan Quao/citifmonline.com/Ghana