By James Agberebi:
Nigerian boxer, Efetobore Apochi has qualified for the quarter-finals of the on-going AIBA 2016 World Boxing Qualification Event in Baku, Azerbaijan, Completesportsnigeria.com.
Apochi, overcame Republic of Ireland's Darren O'Neill 3-0 on points in the heavyweight category, to cruise into the last eight.He will now face Roy Korving from the Netherlands on Tuesday for a place in the semi-finals.
To get to the quarter-finals, Korving defeated New Zealand's David Nyika 3-0 on points.
Meanwhile, Nigeria's other representative to the World Boxing Qualificaton event, Umar Sadiq, lost on Sunday to Petr Khamukov from Russia, Sadiq will not be eligible to represent Nigeria at the Rio Olympics.