AFRICAN BOXING CHAMPIONSHIP 2017

Nick Okoth Wins Gold in Brazzaville Kenyan boxer Nick Okoth won a gold medal in Lightweight (60kg ) at the African Boxing Championships, after he beat Reda BENBAZIZ of Algeria 3-0 by unanimous decision in the final on Sunday June 25th . This brings the total of Kenya's medals to five as follows: MEDAL WINNERS 1. Nick Okoth - Gold ( Lightweight ) 2. John Kyalo - Bronze ( Middleweight ) 3. Shaffi Bakari - Bronze ( Light Flyweight ) 4. Elizabeth Akinyi - Bronze ( Women's Middleweight ) 5. Christine Ongare -…continue reading →

AFRICAN BOXING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2017

Three More Kenyan Boxers Advance in Congo Brazzaville Three more Kenyan boxers advanced to different stages of the African Boxing Championships on the third day of action in Congo Brazzaville as follows: 1. Shaffi Bakari (Light Fly weight) beat Joshua Kizza of UG on points 2. Nick Okoth (Lightweight) beat Mtshita Mandula (Ivory Coast) on points 3. John Kyalo beat Anouar Koukou of Sudan through RSC in Round 2 ( Referee Stops Contest). The three are through to the quarters. However, Simon Mulinge lost by points split decision to Loic Ngumbi ( Congo…continue reading →

AFRICAN BOXING CHAMPIONSHIP 2017

Kenyan Boxers Shine On Day One of Championship Kenyan boxers ruled the ring on the first day of action at the African Boxing Championship in Congo Brazzaville, with three male pugilists trouncing their opponents to advance to the quarter-finals. The female boxers were granted byes and advanced straight to the semi-finals and are thus assured of medals ( strong and weak bronze at worst). The championship also doubles up as qualifiers for the World Championship, to be held in Hamburg, Germany from Aug 25 to Sep 3rd. Below is a list of results…continue reading →