AAG: David Akankolin wins bronze medal

12002116_547806022040375_1755119049034990084_nHeavyweight boxer David Akankolim Bawah became the first Ghanaian to win a medal at the 2015 All Africa Games despite losing his semifinal bout to Mauritian opponent Saint Pierre Kennedy at the Talanagai Sports Complex on Friday night.

Bawah lost all the three rounds, 28-29, 28-29, 26-30 on the judges’ score cards against his more experienced opponent.


The victory represents a bright spot on the record of the Ghana Army man who last represented Ghana at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.