Boxing: Cifo Nelo Borges qualifies for the next stage of the African Championship in Brazzaville


Praia, June 21 (Inforpress) – Cabo Verdean boxer Cifo Nelo Borges, who represents the Cabo Verdean boxing team in Brazzaville, Congo’s capital, has made progress on the next round of the African Boxing Championship.

According to information from the Cabo Verdean Boxing Federation, the athlete from the South Santiago region who was competing in the 91 kilogram category went on to the second stage of the competition, without even having to fight in the first stage of the competition.

As the drawn in the first phase of the competition Cifo Nelo Borges was exempted, thus automatically passing to the next stage. The athlete go to the second stage looking for a medal for Cabo Verde.

The fight started on the 17th this month in Brazzaville, where six athletes are present representing Cabo Verde in this event and goes until the 25th of June.



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