Golden Jubilee Boxing Bonanza
Accra, March 14, GNA - The Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA) on
Wednesday officially launched the Golden Jubilee Boxing
Bonanza on Wednesday in Accra.
The event, one of the sporting activities organized to mark
the country's Golden Jubilee Independence anniversary is
fixed for Friday, March 23 at the Azumah Nelson Sports
Complex in Accra.
The boxing bonanza is a joint collaboration between
Metropolitan Television, Ambition and Commonwealth Sports
Awards and Obric Sala Promotions with support from the GBA
and the Ghana@50 Secretariat.
Bouts for the anniversary events include three Commonwealth
fights, three African fights and one national title fight.
Topmost on the attraction is the vacant African Boxing Union
(ABU) Super lightweight championship between Ghana's Lartei
Lartey and Kelvin Onyango of Kenya.
Lante Addy will also square off with Nigerian Ibrahim
Adewale in the ABU Bantamweight Division while Sam Amoako
and Bilal Mohammed engage in the National Lightweight final
Former Commonwealth Welterweight champion, Joshua Okine
comes up against Philip Kotey in an all Ghanaian affair with
Nigerian Michael Gbenga battling Charles Adamu of Ghana in
the final eliminators of the Commonwealth Welterweight and
Super Middleweight categories.
George Ashie and Yakubu Amidu will also square off in the
final eliminator for the Commonwealth Super Featherweight
Albert Mensah will take on Ben Ankrah for the National
Lightweight title whilst Joseph Agbeko and Mohammed Nzor
sort things out in the Super Bantamweight division.
Light Heavyweight Braimah Kamoko alias “Bukom Banku” will
engage in a Catchweight contest with an opponent yet to be