Team of five represent GB Boxing in Bosnia Mustafa tournament

By 22nd September 2017News

GB Boxing have selected a team of five to compete at the Mustafa tournament in Sarajevo, Bosnia, 22-25 September 2017.

The team includes boxers representing each of the home nations, England, Scotland and Wales.

Selections from Scotland are middleweight, John Docherty and heavyweight, Scott Forrest. Joining them is Wales’ lightweight Mickey McDonagh and England’s flyweight Blane Hyland and welterweight Harris Akbar.

The tournament runs over two days with the semi-finals taking place on Saturday 23rd and the finals taking place on Sunday 24th September 2017.

Team
52kg Blane Hyland
60kg Mickey McDonagh
69kg Harris Akbar
75kg John Docherty
91kg Scott Forrest

Results and updates on the progress of the team at the Mustafa tournament will be posted at www.gbboxing.org.uk and on the GB Boxing twitter feed @gbboxing once the tournament begins.

Results

Saturday 23 September
Semi-Final
69kg Harris Akbar (ENG) lost to 69kg Adem Fetahovic (BIH) via points decision
75kg John Docherty (SCO)
beat 75kg Jey Ali (BIH) via RSC round 3

Sunday 24 September
Final
52kg Blane Hyland won via walkover
60kg Micky McDonagh (WAL) beat 60kg Jasin Lama (MCD) via points decision
75kg John Docherty beat 75kg Ruben Veciunca (BEL) via points decision
91kg Scott Forrest beat 91kg Elver Sendro (BIH) via points decision