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Nigerians surprise as Oriyomi quits boxing quarter-finals today

Ayisat Oriyomi of Nigeria threw in the towel against Carly McNaul of Northern Ireland in the women’s boxing flyweight class (51kg) at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games on Wednesday.

Despite a dominant display by Oriyomi, the contest was abandoned after round one and was awarded to McNaul.

Oriyomi took the first round with a score of 10-9, 10-9, 9-10, 10-9, 10-9, before she abandoned the contest.

Earlier on Wednesday, Odunuga progressed into the semi-final after overcoming Caroline Veyre of Canada.

She will face Paige Murney of England in the semi-final on Friday.

Also on Friday, Milicent Agboegbulem of Nigeria will take on Caitlin Parker of Australia in the women’s middleweight class.

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