Nigeria medal hopeful, Efe Ajagba will on Tuesday continue is fine form as he fights with Kazakhstan’s Ivan Fyodorovich Dychko.
Ajagba on Saturday knocked out Trinidad and Tobago’s Nigel Paul in round one of the Men’s super heavyweight (91+kg) Round of 16.
Nigeria boxer opponent, Ivan Fyodorovich Dychko who also earned a knockout to get to the quarterfinal, won a bronze medal at the London Games four years ago.
Nigeria has yet to win a medal of any colour at the ongoing Games.
And before coming for the current Games, the boxer, it was claimed, spent two weeks training with the World Champion, Vladimir Klitschko and his team.
He is 2.02m tall and also rated number two in the +91 kg class.
The Head Coach of Nigeria’s boxing team, Anthony Konyegwachie said he is optimistic that Efe Ajagba would deliver the first medal to the country.