BASSEY, Hogan “Kid”




boxer, born June 3, 1932, Creek Town. Calabar, Cross River State; married Maria Williams 1955 (divorced), Mary Magdalene 1977, has ten children; Education: Creek Town School, Calabar, 1941-43Ahmadiyya (now Breadfruit) Primary School, Olowogbowo, Lagos. 1948-50; Chief National Boxing Coach. 1960-1980; National Flyweight Champion, 1949, National Bantam Weight Boxing Champion, 1950, Commonwealth Featherweight Champion, 1955 and World Featherweight Champion, 1957-60; Chairman, Welfare Committee, Christ Army Church of God, Ajcgunle. Lagos; Foreign Honours: member of the Order of British Empire (MB1£). 1958. honoured with Lion of Africa award, Senegal, 1973; Publication: Hogan On Boxing (Thomas Nelson and Sons Limited, 1963): Hobbies: table tennis, swimming, foot ball, athletics; Official Address: 41 Kofo Abayomi Avenue, Apapa, PO Box 145, Lagos; Telephone: (01) 875646.
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