Kenya results at the 2017 Africa boxing championships


The medalists were John Kyalo(grey hood), Shaffi Bakari (navy blue hood) and Nick Okoth (sky blue hood)
Also in the picture are Christine Ongare, John Kameta (president) and Elizabeth Akinyi

The 2017 Africa Boxing championships were held in Brazzaville Congo. Veteran Nick Okoth added to his medal collection by winning a gold medal to add to the gold he won at the same event in 2008 and the bronze he won at the 2015 All Africa games. Newcomers Shaffi Bakari and John Kyalo won bronze medals.

Cameroon topped the standings with three gold medals. Namibia were second with two gold medals. Algeria and Morocco tied for third place with one gold and three bronze. Kenya was in fifth place with one gold and two bronze medals.

Lightweight: Nick Okoth
Round 2: Beat Ntiku Mandula of Congo DR 5:0
Quarter-Final: Beat Emmanuel Ngoma of Zambia 5:0
Semi-Final: Beat Mohamed Hamout of Morocco by walkover
Final: Beat Reda Benbaziz of Algeria 3:2

Light Flyweight: Shaffi Bakari
Round 2: Beat Joshua Kizza of Uganda 5:0
Quarter-Final: Beat Francel Moussiesse of Congo 5:0
Semi-Final: Lost to Matias Hamunyela of Namibia 5:0

Middleweight: John Kyalo
Round 2: Beat Anouar Koukou of Sudan by RSC 2
Quarter-Final: Beat Glory L’Muala of Congo DR
Semi-Final: Lost to Hossam Bakr Abdin of Egypt by RSC round 2

Light Welterweight: Victor Odhiambo
Round 1: Beat Daouda Eloge Gbessi of Ivory Coast 5:0
Round 2: Beat Cedrick Mahatonga of Madagascar 5:0
Quarter-Final: Lost to Mbaya Mulumba of Congo DR by RSC 3

Welterweight: Black Moses Mathenge
Round 2: Beat Abdelkarim Bellassek of Morocco 4:1
Quarter-Final: Lost to Walid Sedik Mohamed of Egypt 5:0

Light Heavyweight: Elly Ajowi
Round 2: Beat Aboubacar Yoada of Morocco 5:0
Quarter-Final: Lost to Mbachi Kaonga of Zambia 3:1

Bantamweight: Martin Oduor
Round 2: Beat George Molwantwa of Botwana 5:0
Quarter-Final: Lost to Jordy Vadamootoo of Mauritius 5:0

SuperHeavyweight: Tobias Okeyo
Quarter-Final: Lost to Christian Ndzie Tsoye of Cameroon 5:0

Flyweight: Simon Mulinge
Round 2: Lost to Dalvin Loic Nguimbi of Congo 4:1

Heavyweight: Fred Ramogi
Round 2: Lost to Carlos Kabeya Kalonji of Congo DR 5:0

Women

51Kg Class: Christine Ongare
Semi-Final: Lost to Boualem Roumaissa of Algeria 5:0

75kg Class: Elizabeth Akinyi
Semi- Final: Lost to Clotilde Essiane of Cameroon 5:0

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