Legendary Ghanaian boxer Azumah Nelson believes his son Azumah Nelson Junior will emulate his footsteps.
Azumah Nelson Junior, one of the youngest boxers currently in the country has begun where his father left off by defeating several opponents since engaging himself in the sport.
The young boxer who is in his third year at the University of Ghana has been able to combine education with his passion.
The exciting fighter defeated his opponent Prosper Dzidzor in an amateur contest at the Azumah Nelson Fight night on Saturday.
His father is optimistic about his chances in the near future hence confident the young boxer will emerge as a World Champion soon.
“He is an amateur boxer making his way to the top but because he is my son people are expecting from him but I believe in two years time, you will see him and realise that he is different. He is master of his own”.
“He is very young and had more year ahead, he is a wonderful boxer and I believe he will be a World Champion soon.
“We have several talented boxers in the country and my son is no exception. He is in school now and that is good for him.
“I really see him to be a great boxer even more than what I did.”
Azumah Nelson Junior however side with his father hence eyeing to better the former’s feat.
“Hope you know my Dad, I have everything he had. I am just like him. My Dad trains me.
“My target is to do better than what he did, I want to surpass his feat and become multiple World Champion and I know is going to hard work.”
Azumah Nelson is undoubtedly Ghana’s greatest boxer after ending his career as a three-time World Champion.
By Frank Darkwah