African Games: Four Nigerians Eye Medals As Boxing Event Begins


The boxing event of the African Games begin this Friday in Accra, Ghana.  There are 27 bouts on the card on the opening day. Four of them involve Nigerians.

The first Nigerian to take to the ring is Nene Ojo who will fight in the women’s 57kg. She will take on Uganda’s Ndagire Sharua.

Another Nigerian, Dolapo Omole will take on Egypt’s Amir Kelany in the Men’s 57kg preliminaries.

Also, Aremu Ibrahim in the 71 kg bout will take on Ethiopia’s Daniel Abenisem while Alaore Adams in the 92kg will fight against Abuti Alwanga of Kenya.