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24.07.2006 Boxing

Lawson wins gold for Ghana

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Ghanaian featherweight, Frederick Lawson won Ghana's only medal at the Africa Boxing Cup of Nations in Gabon.

He beat Egypts' Gaber Yasser to win gold at the first ever boxing cup of nations which drew boxers from all over the continent.

Fredrick Lawson knocked out his Egyptian opponent in the third round of their scheduled four round contest.

Acting Chairman of the Ghana Amateur Boxing Association, Solomon Offei Darko says his outfit will build on the achievement for future success.

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