• Short Summary

    A JUBILANT GHANAIAN TEAM TOOK THE PRESIDENT NASSER CUP IN LAGOS ON SATURDAY NIGHT WHEN THEY WON THE ALL AFRICAN BOXING CHAMPIONSHIPS BY 18 POINTS.

  • Description

    A JUBILANT GHANAIAN TEAM TOOK THE PRESIDENT NASSER CUP IN LAGOS ON SATURDAY NIGHT WHEN THEY WON THE ALL AFRICAN BOXING CHAMPIONSHIPS BY 18 POINTS.

    AS WELL AS WINNING THE TEAM PRIZE, GHANA WON THREE GOLD MEDALS AND FOUR SILVERS. OTHER MEDAL WINNERS WERE NIGERIA, TWO GOLDS, CAMEROONS AND KENYA ONE GOLD EACH AND THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC THREE GOLDS.

    OVER TWO THOUSAND PEOPLE CROWDED THE LAGOS STADIUM TO SEE THE LAST NIGHT OF THESE THE THIRD ALL AFRICAN CHAMPIONSHIPS. THE ONLY THING THAT MARRED THE FINAL NIGHT WAS AN ALLEGATION AGAINST A UAR TRAINER THAT HE HAD DOPED HIS BOXERS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB4Y9P1AS5P91WF1G7HPIX4H2Q
    Media URN:
    VLVAB4Y9P1AS5P91WF1G7HPIX4H2Q
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/05/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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