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

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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 ...

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Black Bombers leave for Rio qualifiers in Cameroon

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Ghana’s Amateur Boxing Team the Black Bombers today departed for Cameroon where they will participate in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games qualifier. The contingent made up of 9 boxers and 6 officials barely beat the reporting time for the tournament due to difficulty in acquiring the necessary funds. Ghana’s boxers will compete for slots in 3 different weight classes with ...

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Black Bombers sweat on funds for Rio 2016 qualifiers

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The Ghana Amateur Boxing Federation is set for crunch talks with the Ministry of Youth and Sports today in a bid to get funds released to enable the Black Bombers participate in the final Rio 2016 Olympics qualifier in Cameroon. The Black Bombers risk missing out on the qualifiers if they fail to meet the deadline for arrival on Wednesday ...

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Black Bombers impress in warm up tournament in Benin

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President of the Ghana Amateur Boxing Federation, Gideon Quartey, believes the Black Bombers have gained valuable experience from their 3 day preparatory tournament in Benin. The tournament which featured Benin and Gabon is expected to give Ghana’s boxers the needed exposure as they head into the Rio 2016 qualifiers in Cameroon which starts in the second week of March. Four ...

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Black Bombers arrive in Benin for 2-day tourney

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Ghana’s national amateur boxing team, the Black Bombers, have arrived in Benin for a two-day tournament as part of preparations for the 2016 Olympic Games. The tournament will also feature hosts Benin and Gabon and for the Bombers, the tournament serves as a test of their capabilities ahead of the Olympic Games qualifying tournament in Cameroon in March. President of ...

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Black Bombers handed life line ahead of Rio 2016 Olympics

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Head of the technical directorate at the National Sports Authority Sakah Acquaye has revealed that Ghana’s Amateur Boxing Team the Black Bombers have been handed a second shot at qualifying for this years Olympic Games in Rio,Brazil. The Black Bombers forfeited the opportunity to participate in the qualifying rounds at the AIBA World Championships in Doha October last year due ...

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Black Bombers in Kumasi for All Africa Games training tour

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Ghana’s national amateur boxing team, Black Bombers have arrived and begun training in the Ashanti Regional capital, Kumasi as they intensify preparations for September’s All Africa Games in Congo. 17 males and three female boxers who have been training in Accra for over a month and spearheaded by coaches, Ebenezer Quaye, Daniel Lartekwei Lartey and Vincent Akai Nettey are in ...

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