Executives of the Western regional branches of Ghana Boxing Authority and Ghana Boxing Federation were honoured with medals by the national President of the Ghana Boxing Federation, Mr George Lamptey, who graced the boxing occasion at Takoradi to bestowed the honour to the executives for their commitment, dedication and determination in promoting amateur boxing in the Western region.
He commended Mr Twintoh Walker, National Chairman of GBA’s Regional Outreach Committee also Central and Western Regional GBA President for his great initiative, vision, and excellent work to promote both amateur and professional boxing in the Country.
Hon. Kobby Okyere Darko Mensah, Western Regional Minister and MP for Takoradi, Chief Patron of the Regional GBA/GBF was also honoured with a medal and miniature of a boxer statue for his support for the development of boxing in the region.
The event, which was excellently organized and attracted huge patronage, was part of recruitment programme to register fresh boxers to form boxing clubs in all the metro, municipal and districts in the region to partake in the Western Regional Amateur Boxing League. “WESTABOLG” to be taken after the exercise.
The Competition was between the Western regional boxing team and Greater Accra Fit Square Boxing Club ended 2-2 draw bouts.