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Sad News: Ghana’s Gold medal hopeful Joseph Commey sick, ruled out of the finals

Joseph Commey, a gold medal contender for Ghana, was ill and unable to compete in the finals.

The Commonwealth Games medical staff ruled Ghanaian featherweight fighter Joseph Commey medically ineligible to compete in today's finals, shattering his hopes of bringing home Ghana's first boxing gold medal.

Commey won a silver medal for Ghana by defeating Hussam Uddin Mohammed of India by a score of 4-1 in yesterday's semi-final of the over 54KG-57KG Featherweight class.

However, the boxer became ill this morning, according to the boxing coach, Ofori Asare, who confirmed the information to Betty Yawson, an EIB correspondent covering the Commonwealth Games.

However, the boxer became ill this morning, according to the boxing coach, Ofori Asare, who confirmed the information to Betty Yawson, an EIB correspondent covering the Commonwealth Games.

The medical team is currently caring for him and will advise us on what to do next. He fell ill this morning, and there was nothing we could do. It's unfortunate, but his health must come first, he remarked.

However, according to a tweet from Ghana's chef de mission at the Olympics, the boxer will not compete today.

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