Young boxers compete in Greater Manchester Schoolboys Championships

Young boxers compete in Greater Manchester Schoolboys Championships

Young boxers compete in Greater Manchester Schoolboys Championships

First published in Sport

Young boxers from Bury Amateur Boxing Club have been taking part in the regional finals of the Greater Manchester Schoolboys Championships.

Pictured, from left to right, 11-year-olds Rehman Afzal and Ali Akbar Javid, 12-year-old Zain Ahmed and 13-year-old Mohammed Haris with Bury Boxing Club coaches Colin Carr (left) and Mick Jelley.

Haris bowed out of the competition at the quarter-final stage last weekend, losing on points to Liam Moon from Everton Red Triangles in his Class B, 41.5kg fight.

On Sunday, the remaining trio were in semi-final action at Croxteth Sports Centre in Liverpool. Afzal lost unaminously on points to Kyle Barnborough from Birtley ABC while Ahmed lost unaminously on points to Joe Collins from Hall Green ABC.

Akbar Javid received a bye into the final.

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