BURY ABC youngster Abdul Khan has progressed to the final in his weight division at the Greater Manchester Area Youth Championships.

The 16-year-old competed in the 52-56kg cadets semi-final bout in at Tameside Elite on Sunday and beat Liam Pastore, of Northside ABC, unanimously on points.

He joins fellow Bury ABC boxers Ali Akbar Javid (60-64kg) and Adil Iqbal (56-60kg – youth) on are finals days this weekend.

Last Friday, Bury ABC coach Mick Jelley took three of his charges to the Cresta Court Hotel in Altrincham.

Fourteen-year-old Samuel Baines had a skills bout at 46kg against Eccles' Harvey Ferris, while Yousuf Khan, aged 15, competed at 58kg against R McCaffery of Timperley ABC.

Meanwhile, senior Adam Miles fought at 75kg and the 32-year-old lost unanimously on points to Joe O'Sullivan from Eccles.