Ghana Boxers Wahid and Lartey Shine at 2019 AG

Ghana Boxers Wahid and Lartey Shine at 2019 AG


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.

gha boxers in action

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. Addo boxed gallantly but lost on points against the homeboy who had home support.

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

From Sammy Heywood Okine