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Thursday, 18 October 2018

Boxer on His Way to Training Gets Crushed to Death by Train in Lagos


A Nigerian boxer, who is also reported to have been in the Nigerian Army, was crushed to death by a train as he was on his way for training.

Okosun Godwin, who represented Nigeria at the men’s middleweight division at the 2017 Africa Boxing Championship in Brazzaville, Congo, was on his way to Myoung Barracks in Yaba to train for his upcoming fight next week. He was on a motorcycle when he was involved in the train accident on Wednesday morning.
The Nigerian boxing community have expressed sorrow over his death. 
Okosun Godwin 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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