BOXING IS LIKE BUILDING A MANSION –SAMUEL AGOE KOTEY
Retired Ghanaian boxer Samuel Agoe kotey in interview with Emmanuel Capito on Eboboba sports on Homebase Tv, said the fallen standard of Ghana’s boxing is as a results of the involvement of politics rendering it poor state.
Mr. Agoe kotey, proclaimed that we must denounce the involvement of politics in all aspect of our sports and impel more funds to support juvenile boxing as a matter of concern since it is the starts of our raising hero’s.
The retired boxer stated, Ghana was once formerly known for its sporting activites basically with boxing in the likes of Azumah Nelson, Ike Quartey, D.K Poision and Nana Konadu among the rest, he continued by saying, before we can take a drive back to the old glorious days, then we need to build a good foundation like that of a mansion.
Composition of the Ghana Boxing League
He noted that each fight night would comprise 10 juvenile fights, 10 amateur fights and three to four professional bouts.
Mr Foh-Amoaning revealed that the competition would see boxers competing in the 10 regions of the country, which would be divided into four zones. Zone 1 will include Eastern and Volta; Western and Central Region will be Zone 2, while Ashanti and Brong Ahafo Region comprise Zone 3. The final zone consists of Northern, Upper East, and Upper West regions.
Fashion and entertainment on fight nights There will fashion show and musical performances from some of the most celebrated musicians and fashion designers.
According to Moses Foh-Amoaning they are in discussions with the likes of Kuami Eugene, Kidi, King Promise, Shatta Wale and other musicians to have them perform on the night with his ‘in-law’ Sarkodie agreeing to perform on the opening night of the competition.
“Early this year, the GBA engaged the services of its illustrious former President Moses Foh-Amoaning as a consultant to draw up a comprehensive strategic plan for the development of the sport including the sourcing of sponsorhship for the resumption of the long-awaited boxing league. The end result of his work is the sponsorship that has enabled the boxing league to be revived. Our gratitude goes to the GNPC, especially Freddie Blay whose elder brother was world champions”