A team of top black international wrestlers came to Lusaka ??? Zambia's capital - -for?
GV Kid Chocolate (dark trunks) and Alan Bardoville somersault to pinfall each other
GV Crowd applauds
SV Referee trying to separate wrestlers
SV Official enters ring and separates wrestlers
TV Crowd applauds
CV John Mwale (Zambia) with bandages and Johnny Kwango (Central Africa(in a headlock and wrestlers release
GV Kwango cross-arm stranglehold on Mwale and Mwale floors him
TV Crowd watching
GV Bout between Masambula (spotted trunks) and Prince Kumali
SV Man takes photograph
GV Prince Kumali headlocks Masambula with his legs
GV Crowd applauds
GV Masambula released from headlock
FIGHTS BETWEEN KID CHOCOLATE AND ALAN BARDOVILLE. JOHN MWALE AND JOHNNY KWANGO & MASAMBULA AND PRINCE KUMALI
Initials BB/1730 JW/PN/BB/1801
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Background: A team of top black international wrestlers came to Lusaka ??? Zambia's capital - -for the first time on Thursday (7 November) night.
Wrestling is a popular sport in the country and the crowd was well pleased with he evening's programme.
The evening opened wit ha close-fought battle between Kid Chocolate -- Jamaica's Lightweight Champion -- and the Dominican Republic's Middleweight Champion, Alan Bardoville. The result was a draw.
Next on the programme, a contest between the local Middleweight Champion -- John Mwale -- and Johnny Kwango of the Central African Republic. Kwango is a leading television personality in Baaing, but he could not match the Zambian's skill and determination and lost after a knock-out.
The high spot of the evening was a bout between Masamboula, the Heavy-weight Champion of gambia, and Prince Kumali, the Guyanan Heavyweight Champion, who is called (with geographic licence) the 'Lion of Africa'. After six hard-fought rounds, Kumali gained the winning pinfall.