Breaking: Langton ‘School boy’ Tinago dies

Zimbabwean three-time Commonwealth champion Langton ‘School boy’ Tinago has died.

He died at his house in Ascot in Gweru on Tuesday morning.

Tinago born 28 September 1949 to 17 July 2018 was a professional super feather, lightweight, light welterweight, welterweight boxer who was active in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s.

He won the Zimbabwe lightweight title, Zimbabwe welterweight title, Commonwealth lightweight title, and Commonwealth super featherweight title, and was a challenger for the Commonwealth light welterweight title against Billy Famous.

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5 Comments

  1. aaaaaaaaaa raive gamba he must be declaired a national hero baba vairova zviye zvekurova kubika munhu kumu panel beater aaaaaaaaihwaaaaaa l celebrate this man aaaaaaaa school boy aaaaaaaaa nematambudziko may your soul rest in peace akapotsa arwa natyson aaaaaaaaaaaa rufu ndimadzongonyodze aaaaaaaaa thank you newsday mundiudze paari kuchemerwa ndimhanye tipeiwo nguva yekuchema gamba redu schoool boy school boy shuwa

  2. Mighty Mawire

    Rest in peace champ

  3. Mighty Mawire

    Comment…Rest in peace champ

  4. MHSRIP, the great fighter, will be sadly missed. Kungoti ma sports edu emuno haana kuvabhadhara vakomana ava.

  5. tendai chaminuka

    A household name which made Independence worthy its cause in the 80’s.A great entertainer and a shining star.Rest in Peace School Boy

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