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Commonwealth Games BOXING : Abraham Mensah and Joseph Commey Win Silver

Ghana’s Abraham Mensah lost 5-0 at the finals of the Bantamweight finals against Dylan Eagleson. After putting up a good performance, he settled for the silver medal against his tactical opponent.

Mensah completes Ghana’s search for the gold at the 2022 Commonwealth Games as Joseph Commey who was scheduled to fight in the featherweight finals was reported ill and could not fight.

Overall, Ghana presented 9 boxers including one female, Ornella Southud who lost in her first bout, Shakul Samed was disqualified for taking a banned drug. Five male were beaten at the prelims and other stages, three went to the medal zone and Wahid Omar won one bronze, while Abraham Mensah and Joseph Commey settled for two silver medals.

Joseph Commey aka Jaguar Jr. was Ghana’s biggest gold medal hope.

Congratulations to the Black Bombers, especialy the Technical men led by Coach Ofori Asare.

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND – AUGUST 07: (L-R) Silver medalist Abraham Mensah of Team Ghana, Gold medalist Dylan James Eagleson of Team Northern Ireland and Bronze medalists Matthew Mchale of Team Scotland and Owain Harris-Allan of Team Wales celebrate during the Men’s Boxing Over 51kg-54kg (Bantamweight) medal ceremony on day ten of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games at NEC Arena on August 07, 2022 on the Birmingham, England. (Photo by Eddie Keogh/Getty Images)
Credit : birmingham2022.com/gallery

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