An elated teenager, Mayowa Ayomide of Mayor Boxing club on Saturday won her first ‘best boxer of the day’ award based on her impressive performance at the 125th edition of the Monthly Saturday Boxing Show.
The show held at the Mobolaji Johnson Sports Hall, Rowe Park, Yaba.
Ayomide was voted the best boxer by the Referees and Judges of Lagos State Amateur Boxing Association, out of the 20 pugilists that fought in ten bouts.
Ayomide, fighting in the red corner for Owonikoko Boxing Club, outclassed Azeez Islamiat of Dangote Boxing Club by a 5-0 unanimous victory from the ringside judges in the female 44kg class.
The exciting teenager has now set her sights on representing and winning medals for Nigeria in the future and is hoping to be on the plane to Brazzaville, Congo for the African Youth Games in April.
Other bouts saw Boxing Temple’s Samuel Dahunsi lose to Abuwon Farouq of Ajetunmobi Boxing Club in the 48kg weight class by a 4-1 majority decision in the first bout of the day.
The 54kg contest saw Musefu Quam of Mayor Boxing Club in the blue corner beat Fighter Boxing Club’s Oyebamiji Quadri by a 3-2 split decision victory while Adebayo Jelili of Dangote Boxing Club beat Olumide Adebiyi of Gladiators Boxing Club in the 64kg category.
Source: Voice of Nigeria