The first 26 boxers to qualify for this summer’s Tokyo Olympics will be decided on Wednesday when the semi-finals take place in the first Olympic qualifying tournament in Dakar, Senegal, on the west coast of Africa.
Namibia’s Nathanael Kakololo will challenge Lerato Dlamini of South Africa for the World Boxing Council (WBC) Silver featherweight title fight scheduled for March 8 in East London, South Africa.
Kenya national female welterweight champion Elizabeth Akinyi defeated Ghana’s Faruza Asuman by unanimous decision to become the first Kenyan boxer to cruise into the semi-finals of the African Olympic qualifiers in Senegal on Monday night.
Acclaimed first Kenyan female Olympic boxer Elizabeth Andiego starts her quest for an appearance at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics when she touches gloves against Mozambican Rady Adosinda.
African Games bronze medalist Elly Ajowi from Kenya is a win away from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.