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23.08.2019 Boxing

Ghana Boxers Wahid and Lartey Shine at 2019 AG

By Sammy Heywood Okine
Ghana Boxers Wahid and Lartey Shine at 2019 AG
LISTEN AUG 23, 2019

Four Ghanaian Boxers have qualified so far, at the time of filing this report.

1. Sulemanu Tetteh *(52kg Flyweight)*
2. Shaku Samed *(81kg Light Heavy)*
3. Lartey Jessie Lartey *(69kg Welterweight)*
4. Omar Abdul Wahid *(63kg Lightweight)*
Three Black Bombers will be in action today, Friday at the 2019 Africa Games in Rabat, Morocco.

Medal hopeful, Abdul Wahid Omar returns to action after his victory yesterday whilst Commonwealth Games bronze medallist, Jessie Lartey makes his AG debut, same as Anani Kutsoke.

Wahid Omar who also won bronze at the 2014 Commonwealth Games advanced to the next round alongside Commonwealth Games 2018 teammates, Jessie Lartey and Sulemanu Tetteh as well as new entrant, Shakul Samed, a kid brother of the famous Samir brothers.

*69kg Welterweight (Quarter-Finals)
Lartey Jessie Lartey (GHA) vs Kapenga Nsanga (Congo) - 2:00 pm (1:00 pm)

*Lightweight 63kg (Quarter-Finals)
Irungu Ethan Maina (Kenya) vs Omar Abdul Wahid (GHA)

Time - 6:00 PM (GH 5:00PM)
*+91kg Heavyweight (Preliminaries)
Bouloudinats Chouaib (Algeria) vs Kutsuke (GHA)
Time - 6:00 PM ( GH 5:00 PM)
Meanwhile, Ghana-based Togolese pro boxer, John 'Africa Mike Tyson' Koudeha loses 0-5 to Ouma George Cosby of Kenya at the 2019 Africa Games in Rabat, Morocco.

Omar Abdul Wahid (Ghana) won 4-1 over Bin Khayr Abdlbasit (Libya) in the Men’s Light Weight 63kg and had a lot of cheers.

Hamout Mohammed (Morocco) won 4-1 over Addo Yaw Samuel (Ghana) in the Men's Feather Weight 57kg.

Tabi Sofiane (Algeria) won 5-0 over Ghana’s Quartey Abubakari Kwasi in the Men's Middleweight 75kg.