Pakistan’s quarter-finalist in Men’s Over 54kg- 57kg (Featherweight), Ilyas Hussain is confident to win a maiden medal for Pakistan at Commonwealth Games 2022.
After winning his fight in Round of 16 against Anthony Shawn Joseph of Trinidad, Ilyas talked to Geo News and expressed high hopes for winning in a knock-out match.
“Congratulations to the whole of Pakistan. Also, I am thankful to each and everyone for their support. People prayed for me and Allah gave me success,” the young boxer said.
“I am fully prepared and confident to win a medal for Pakistan,” added Ilyas who will face England’s Jude Gallagher in the quart-final on August 3.
While talking about his experience of participating in the Commonwealth Games, Ilyas said it was his first international tour and he is enjoying it a lot.
“This is my first international tour. I am enjoying in Commonwealth Games as all the participants here are tough. I am learning a lot,” the 22-years-old boxer said.