The entire family of Okosun has been thrown into grieving over the death of a family
member identified as Okosun Godwin, a Nigerian middleweight boxing champion, who was, on Wednesday morning, crushed to death by a train, while on his way to training in Yaba, Lagos.
The officer of the Nigerian Army was on his way to Myoung Barracks in Yaba to train for his upcoming fight, next week, when a train rammed into his motorcycle.
Godwin represented Nigeria at the men’s middleweight division at the 2017 Africa Boxing Championship in Brazzaville, Congo. .
He became the Army middleweight champion at the Army Games in Abuja in 2016 and won the silver medal at the National Boxing Open Championships held, last year, at the Brai Ayomnote Gym, National Stadium, Lagos.