STATEMENT FROM THE JORDAN OLYMPIC COMMITTEE
Jan 30, 2018
The Jordan Boxing Federation’s head coach has decided to withdraw the national team from the ongoing India International Boxing Championships in New Delhi and the Jordan Olympic Committee would like to state the following:
The head coach has decided to withdraw the national team boxers from the championship which meant Obadah Al Kesbeh and Ali Al Hindi did not compete in their bouts on Monday, January 29. His decision came following the fight involving Hussein Ishiash, who lost to an Indian boxer with the coach believing that he lost due the wrong decision from the referee.
The JOC has launched an investigation in its role as the governing body for sport in Jordan and will report its findings and decision in due course.