Team Ogun have once against proved as the powerhouse of Nigerian boxing with four of their boxers qualified in various categories for finals in the ongoing Delta 2022 National Sports Festival holding in Asaba.
Ogun and Lagos have always dominated boxing events in previous sports festivals and this year’s tournament will not be an exception with gold haul coming the way of the two states in the pugilist trade as the finals begin on Thursday.
Balogun Awwal will be fighting in the male -51kg, Taiwo OluwaTobiloba will fight in the male -92kg,
In the Femen’s events, Olalekan Aliya will fight in -48kg, Sodipo Damilola in -60kg bout.
Meanwhile four others lost gallantly in the semi-final to bagged the bronze medal.
Akinsanya Ayomide 48 kg and Tairu Rasaq 60kg male category. Gafar
Fathia and Oyeneye Mistura 66kg.
The final is scheduled to start by 10am at the event center opposite the Government Model College GRA road. Asaba.
Yesterday, in the badminton team event concluded Wednesday evening, Team Ogun won a Silver medal and Edo won Gold medal.