2023 African Games: Joseph Commey Wins Ghana’s Second Boxing Gold Medal


Joseph Commey won gold at the African Games, defeating Zambia's Andrew Chilata in the men's lightweight final.

Commey won the lightweight bout by unanimous decision.

The match was more tighter than the semi-finals on Wednesday.

Commey defeated Algerian Oussama Mordjane by a majority (4-1) decision in the men's 60kg event.

Commey's gold medal at the African Games is her second international victory, following silver at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham in 2022.

Meanwhile, Mohammed Aryeetey, Commey's Black Bombers colleague, won gold in the men's minimum weight division.

Aryeetey, former national flyweight champion, won by a unanimous decision.

Later today, Ghana's Amadu Mohammed will meet Zambia's Mwale Mengo in the men's bantamweight final.

In the Light Welterweight final, Samuel Takyi will face Zambia's Emmanuel Katema, while Abubakar Kamoko, son of Braimah Kamoko, will face Algeria's Ousama Kanouni in the Cruiserweight final.

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