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DAVID BAWAH AKANKOLIM – 91 KG

  • Date Of Birth : 25/11/1992
  • Club : Ghana Armed Forces
  • Residence : Accra
  • Occupation : Soldier

Akankolim trains at the Ghana Armed Forces in Accra, and is also a soldier away from the ring. He began his career at the 2010 AIBA Youth World Championships, and also competed at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. The 22-year-old carries significant power, and could cause some upsets in the upcoming AIBA World Championships.

Past Results

  • 2015 – All Africa Games (Brazzaville, CGO) 3rd place – 91KG Lost to Kennedy St. Pierre (MRI) 3:0 in the semi-final; Won against Ibrahim Aly Samy (EGY) KO 3rd round in the quarter-final; Won against Claude Kenfack (CMR) TKO 1st round in the first preliminary round
  • 2015 – AFBC African Confederation Boxing Championships (Casablanca, MAR) 3rd place – 91KG Lost to Abdeldjalil Abouhamada (MAR) 3:0 in the semi-final; Won against Ibrahim Aly Samy (EGY) TKO 2nd round in the quarter-final
  • 2015 – Ghana National Selection Tournament 1st place – 91KG Won against John Abeka Coffie (GHA) 3:0 in the final
  • 2014 – Commonwealth Games (Glasgow, SCO) participant – 81KG Lost to Kennedy St. Pierre (MRI) 3:0 in the first preliminary round
  • 2012 – AIBA African Olympic Qualification Tournament (Casablanca, MAR) 6th place – 81KG Lost to Ahmed Barki (MAR) 18:12 in the quarter-final
  • 2012 – BEN-GHA Dual Match – 81KG Won against Garadima Yakoubou Fataou (BEN) AB 2nd round
  • 2011 – All Africa Games (Maputo, MOZ) 3rd place – 81KG Lost to Lukmon Lawal (NGR) 16:7 in the semi-final; Won against Blaise Mekame Ndzong (GAB) RSCI 2nd round in the quarter-final; Won against Yeneneh Mesfin Woldegiorgis (ETH) 11:7 in the first preliminary round
  • 2011 – The Possibles vs. The Probables Tournament (Accra, GHA) 2nd place – 91KG Lost to David Okine (GHA) 7:1 in the final
  • 2011 – Zone2 African Championships (Lome, TOG) 2nd place – 91KG Lost to Yaovi Agbonson (TOG) by points in the final; Won against Benjamin Bado (BKF) by points in the semi-final
  • 2010 – AIBA Youth World Championships (Baku, AZE) participant – 81KG Lost to Sumit Sangwan (IND) 14:1 in the first preliminary round