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Boxer Omar named Ghana’s Flag Bearer for 2018 Commonwealth Games

Photo Credit: Eric Manu 

Ghana’s Chef de Mission for the 2018 Commonwealth Games, Mohammed Sahnoon in a consultative meeting with the various heads of the participating disciplines has named Abdul Wahid Omar as Team Ghana’s flagbearer for the opening ceremony.
According to the CDM, Omar who is a member of the national boxing team, Black Bombers’ nomination was unanimously agreed by the members present at the meeting.

BOXING: Gyan’s boxer Emmanuel Tagoe Ordered To Defend Belt Against Fedor Papazov
  • Mar 20, 2018

International Boxing Organisation (IBO) has ordered their lightweight champion Emmanuel Tagoe from Ghana up to June 15th to defend his title against number one contender Fedor Papazov from Russia. According to a letter signed by IBO president ED Levine

BOXING: Bukom Banku-Bastie Samir Rematch Set For June 30
  • Mar 15, 2018

Bastie Samir has agreed to give Brimah ‘Bukom Banku’ Kamoko a rematch and the date for the bout is June 30th at a yet to be announced venue. The two boxers signed the fight’s contract on Thursday afternoon at

BOXING: Dogboe vs. Magdaleno bout Postponed
  • Mar 15, 2018

The much awaited clash between WBO World super bantamweight champion Jessie Magdaleno from Mexico and Ghana’s Isaac Dogboe has been pushed to April 28th and it will take place at the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia. Magdaleno-Dogboe was originally set

BOXING: Dogboe’s Father Apologizes To Magdaleno
  • Mar 14, 2018

Trainer and father of Isaac Dogboe, Paul Dogboe, has apologized to WBO World super bantamweight champion Jessie Magdaleno over his ‘deportation’ comment. Magdaleno will be making his second defense of his WBO strap against junior Dogboe on April 14th

BOXING: Richard Commey, Robert Easter Purse Bid Set For March 26 In New Jersey
  • Mar 14, 2018

The purse bid between Richard Commey and Robert Easter Jr. will come off on March 26. Commey (26-2, 23 KOs) and his team aren’t interested in wasting time negotiating a mandatory rematch with the IBF World lightweight champion. (21-0,

  • Mar 12, 2018

Ghana's Richard Commey moved closer Saturday night to getting the second shot at Robert Easter Jr. that he desperately wants. The hard-hitting lightweight contender knocked out Mexico’s Alejandro Luna in the sixth round of their IBF lightweight elimination match

Midfield maestro Asiedu Attobrah joins Iraq side Al-Shorta and reveals Hearts were dragging their feet
  • Feb 8, 2018

Sleeping Ghanaian giants Hearts of Oak have failed to sign midfield maestro Asiedu Attobrah as the former New Edubiase star-man has joined Iraqi side Al-Shorta.  The former Kortrijk player in the Belgium top-flight told Accra-based Zylofon FM that he

BOXING: Ghanaian boxer Thomas Awimbono suffers first round knockout in USA
  • Feb 4, 2018

US-based Ghanaian boxer Thomas Awimbono suffered what could become the biggest defeat in his boxing career after tasting a first round knockout in an undercard fight with Jesse Hart. The 37-year-old experienced combatant was knocked down twice in the

BOXING: Ghana’s Habib Ahmed suffers 6th round knockout in WBO super middleweight title fight
  • Feb 4, 2018

Ghana’s Habib Ahmed suffered a sixth round knockout to Uruguayan Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez in the WBO super middleweight title fight at the Corpus Christi, Texas (USA). Ahmed, who went into the fight virtually unknown with a record of (25-1-1,