Ghana Boxing Federation honours Western regional executives of GBA and GBF

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. 

BOXING: Azumah Nelson Fight Night “The Year of Return” edition launched
  • Dec 20, 2019

The year of return edition of the Azumah Nelson fight Night has been launched. The event which took place at the De’lish restaurant in Accra on Friday was to unveil the boxers for the Night.

BOXING: Ghana’s Richard Commey floored in round 2
  • Dec 15, 2019

Ghana’s Richard Commey could not defend his IBF Lightweight title after he was stopped in round 2 by American Teofimo Lopez. The 32-year-old was seeking his 30th win but that target was dashed just in

BOXING: Sports Minister Isaac Asiamah sends goodwill message to Richard Commey
  • Dec 14, 2019

Sports Minister Isaac Asiamah has sent a goodwill message to Ghanaian boxer Richard Commey ahead of night’s bout against American Teofimo Lopez. Commey steps into the ring to defend his IBF Lightweight title at the

Top Ghanaian broadcaster Dan Kwaku Yeboah receives Meritorious Award from GJA
  • Nov 24, 2019

The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) has honoured renowned sports broadcaster and media expert Dan Kwaku Yeboah with a Special Award for his meritorious service to sports journalism in the West African country. The Despite Group Head of Sports, who

BOXING: President Nana Addo To Investigate D.K. Poison’s Case
  • Sep 18, 2019

The President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has promised he would look into the lingering case of the State possibly owing David Kotei, Ghana’s first World Champion. “I’m making no promises but we’ll look into

BOXING: Meet the sister of former world boxing champion, Ike Quartey – Yakor Chavez who is shining light on female boxing in Ghana
  • Jul 17, 2019

Its Tuesday Night and Yakor Annan Chavez is in relaxed mood as she interacts with Asempa FM's Sports Nite host Enoch Worlanyo in an exclusive interview. Chavez still gets the same adrenaline rush the first time she stepped into

BOXING: Documentary on Ghanaian wonderkid Joseph Awinongya set to be released
  • May 23, 2019

Ultimate Sports on HSTV is set to embark on a life documentary on teen age boxing sensation Joseph Awinongya Jr. who is currently rated one in the United States 90 lbs division and a four time national champion. In

BOXING: Isaac Dogboe loses again to Navarette
  • May 12, 2019

Ghana's hope of winning a World title has been dashed again after Mexico's Emmanuel Navarette defeated former World Champion, Isaac Dogboe in their rematch. Coach Paul Dogboe threw in the towel to bring the fight to an abrupt end

VIDEO: 6-year-old Boxing kid aiming to win World title for Ghana
  • Apr 11, 2019

Boxing kid Prince Larbi is making wave with his career as he aims at winning a World title for Ghana in the nearest future. WATCH VIDEO BELOW