Sierra Leonean Female Boxers Zainab Keita And Sara Joo Qualify For Quarterfinal Rounds in The Commonwealth Games

Sierra Leone female boxing duo; Zainab Keita and Sara Joo have progress to the quarter final rounds of the Commonwealth Games after they secured a bye in their respective draws in their 50kg and 70 Kg.

Getting a bye in Boxing simply means if a judge scorecards ends up as a tie between both boxers, they may be asked to indicate who, in their opinion is the winner of the bout.

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This is the first ever female representation of Sierra Leone at the Commonwealth Games and the first time, we are competitng in the quarter-final stage of the competition.

The boxing rules have also provided a qualification for 61-63.5Kg John Browne and 63-67Kg Yusif Deen Kargbo respectively to the round of 16 without engaging in any combat.

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