Take a deep breath, it’s definitely not a dream. Brian Agina reportedly absconded from Gold Coast, Australia, just after the completion of the 21st edition of the Commonwealth Games on Sunday.
The Boxing Association of Kenya President John Kameta told newsmen that the matter is on the police desk and has also been reported to chief De Mission Barnabas Korir, who waste no time in intensifying search for the young pugilist.
Agina disappeared from Athletes village on Sunday night. Kameta discloses that he was battling depression over his poor performance which he talk, and encourage him to uplift his spirit.
Agina borrowed USD 100 from Olympian Ben Gicharu to buy headsets before he went missing.
Kameta revealed that the 18-year old boxer left with a small backpack without any form of identification.
“It was discovered today (Monday) morning that one of our players was missing. The search began immediately and the coaches also reported to the CDM and also called me.
Worried Kameta contd… “We still have his passport with us. It has become a challenge for us to deal with civilian boxers. We thought holding their passports would prevent them from running away but that is not possible. We need to get a way to deal with them,” said Kameta.
Meanwhile, two athletes have also contemplate absconding with Australian police force to keep close eyes on them.
Some concern Kenyan reacted to the embarrassing news. It’s a calculated move, no surprises definitely not the first time an athlete went missing on route to escape from Kenya poverty. Said by a Kenyan fan.