2019 African Games: Four Team Nigeria Boxers Pick 1/4 Finals Tickets
By Niyi Busari
Nigeria’s Oshoba Abdulafeez on Friday defeated Boudrar Hamza of Morocco 3-2 in Men’s Welter weight 69kg, BSNSports.com.ng can report.
The second round fight which started 2:00 pm at the Al-Amal Indoor Sports Center saw the Nigerian boxer Oshoba Abdulafeez beat the Morroccan to advance to quarter finals.
In the preliminaries, Boudrar Hamza defeated Tunisian boxer Kramou Chemseddine 5-0 while Nigeria’s Osoba was placed on bye to set up a Second Round fight against the Moroccan.
Team Nigeria in Women’s Welter weight 69kg Shogbamu Bolanle walked over Equatorial Guinean to advance to quarter finals while in Women’s +91kg Imoleayo Solomon defeated Ugandan counterparts to advance to Quarter final.
Also, in Women’s fly weight 51kg, Nigeria’s Oriyomi Ayisat Morenikeji picked quarterfinals ticket after being placed on bye.