AL WADI WINS OPENING BOUT IN INDIA
Jan 28, 2018
Rising star Muhammad Al Wadi has launched his campaign at the India International Boxing Championships in New Delhi by beating Bhutan's Drgi Nima in the 56kg weight.
He will next face home boxer Hussam Eldein Mohammad in the quarter-final on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, teammate Ziad Ishiash lost his 69kg opener to India's Kumar.
Olympian Hussein Ishiash will meet India's Mu'man Tnuar in the quarter-final of +91kg super heavyweight competition, while Ali Al Hindi will meet India's Kumar Kashi in the 75kg.
Jordan’s other Olympian taking part, Obadah Al Kesbeh, is due to fight Uzbekistan's Khuldarove Bni in the 64kg weight.