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Commonwealth Games: Nigerian Boxer Beats Ghanian To Reach Quarter-finals



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Adeyinka Benson of Nigeria has qualified for the quarter-finals, in the boxing event of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games after overcoming his Ghanian counterpart, Abubakari Quartey.

In Sunday’s middleweight round of 16 contest, Benson edged Quartey three points to two to reach the last eight.

Benson will now take on either Sam Hickey of Scotland or Kyghan Mortley from Saint Lucia in the quarter-finals.


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On Saturday Abdul-Afeez Osoba secured a first round knockout against Carl Hield, to advance into the round of 16.


Osoba will take on Garan Croft of Wales for a place in the quarter-finals.

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Hammed Tajudeen is the Editor-In-Chief of Blaze Newz Nigeria, graduated from Osun State Polytechnic, Iree with Higher National Diploma (HND) in Mass Communication.

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