November 15, 2018
Metro News Sports

Boxer Crushed To Death By Train On His Way For Training In Lagos.

The Nigerian boxing community reacted with shock and sadness on Wednesday to the death of National team middleweight Okosun Godwin in a train accident in Lagos.

A close source who wished not to be named said, the boxer, who was with the Nigerian Army, was on his way to Myoung Barracks in Yaba to train for his upcoming fight next week, was on a motorcycle when the incident happened on Wednesday morning.

Okosun Godwin represented Nigeria at the men’s middleweight division at the 2017 Africa Boxing Championship in Brazzaville, Congo.

He became the Army middleweight champion at the Army Games in Abuja in 2016 and won the silver medal at the National Boxing Open Championships held last year at the Brai Ayomnote Gym, National Stadium Lagos

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