• Short Summary

    Muhammad Ali, the colourful former heavyweight boxing Champion is on a four-day goodwill tour of Nigeria.

  • Description

    Muhammad Ali, the colourful former heavyweight boxing Champion is on a four-day goodwill tour of Nigeria. He mat with Nigerian President Gowon and his son in Lagos on Thursday (7 October). Ali was appreciative of the reception that he'd received from the Nigerian people and General Gowon. The President returned the compliment and told Ali that he hoped the boxer would help educate Afro-Americans about the social and economic progress being made in Africa. The General also appealed to Ali not to worry about his last defeat to Joe Frazier adding that it was sometimes good to taste defat in order to better appreciate the joy of victory.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8WOP8NXYS6IFYFMBPKODLG5HE
    Media URN:
    VLVA8WOP8NXYS6IFYFMBPKODLG5HE
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/10/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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