Black Bombers for Africa Championship
Accra, March 20, Ghanadot/GNA – Four members of Ghana’s
Amateur boxing team, the Black Bombers have secured
qualification to participate in the next edition of the
Africa Amateur Boxing Championship slated for Madagascar
from May 15 to 21, 2007.
The four members secured two gold and two silver medals at
the 8th African Boxing Confederation Zone III Amateur
Championship held from February 24 to March 3, 2007, in Cote
d'Ivoire, which qualified them automatically for the event.
Prince Octopus Dzanie and Manyo Plange won gold medals in
the 54kgs and 48kgs, respectively while Frederick Lawson and
Bastie Samir also grabbed silver medals in the 57kgs and
69kgs in that order.
Three other Ghanaians, Yekeni Awusone, Obodai Sai and Samuel
Kotey won bronze medals in the 91kgs, 75kgs and 60 kgs in
the championship but failed to qualify to participate in the
championship in Madagascar.
All the seven boxers however stand the chance of making it
to the All All-Africa Games in Algiers, Algeria in July,