Connect with us

Nigeria Boxer Punched Opponent to Death During Match

Piroll

Published

on

Follow
SPORTS NEWS: Nigeria Boxer Punched Opponent to Death During Match [New Sports News] » Naijacrawl
Photo: Naijacrawl

A boxer has reportedly died after gotten a heavy punch from his opponent in the ongoing National Sports Festival in Asaba, Delta State capital.



The deceased boxer has been identified as Chukwuemeka Igboanugo, he was representing Imo state in the competition. He died after losing a fight in a knockout with Prince Gaby Amagor from Anambra in the 86kg category.

Igboanugo received a punch in the chin and the referee had to stop the fight when he failed to recover.

“He was immediately taken out of the ring for medical treatment before being rushed to the hospital, where he was confirmed dead,” a boxing official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told our correspondent.

Click Here To Comment




Piroll
 

Piroll is a creative writer, social-political commentator, socio-researcher, and sports analyst. He holds certificates in media management and data journalism from the Thomas Foundation Institute of Journalism. He works as a... Read More

Continue Reading
Click to comment

Be first to comment


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

U-17 WWC: Flamingos ready to face any opponent – Usani

Victorious

Published

on

SPORTS NEWS: U-17 WWC: Flamingos ready to face any opponent – Usani [New Sports News] » Naijacrawl
Photo: Naijacrawl
Miracle Usani, a defender for the Flamingos, is adamant that the group can make history by winning the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in India.The girls of Bankole Olowookere are two victories away from becoming the first team from India to claim the championship.At the Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Goa, the Flamingos will play Colombia in the semifinal on Wednesday.“I believe we can get to the final,” Usani said in an interview with FIFA.“If we can beat the USA,...
Continue Reading

He’s a scoring machine – Dani Alves names toughest opponent

Victorious

Published

on

SPORTS NEWS: He’s a scoring machine – Dani Alves names toughest opponent [New Sports News] » Naijacrawl
Photo: Naijacrawl
Dani Alves, a former defender for Barcelona, referred to Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo as "a b*stard" while acknowledging that the 37-year-old is the most challenging opponent he has ever faced.While playing for Real Madrid, Ronaldo won the Champions League four times, but only twice in La Liga.During Ronaldo's time in Madrid, Barcelona dominated the domestic scene and won the championship six times.Alves was one of the regulars in the Barcelona side t...
Continue Reading

Mauritania Withdraws from Football Competition After Opponent Fields Big Boys

Piroll

Published

on

SPORTS NEWS: Mauritania Withdraws from Football Competition After Opponent Fields Big Boys [New Sports News] » Naijacrawl
Photo: Naijacrawl
The Mauritania Football association has withdrawn from the WAFU B U15s after their game with Sierra Leone which they lost 6-0 citing fear of injury to their players because of the physical difference between them and other teams at the tournament. They also questioned the ages of the SL team in which the physique of the SL is obvious that they are more than 18 years not to talk of 15.
Continue Reading

Latest


Download Naijacrawl App today

Fastest way to read on the go

Download the Naijacrawl App.