WBA President assures Ghanaian boxers
of title shots
Accra, March 22, GNA – Stanley Christodoulou, President of
the World Boxing Association (WBA) in charge of Africa has
assured Ghanaian boxers of world title shots in the various
weight divisions in the shortest possible time.
Christodoulou who is on a seven day official visit to the
Ghana told the GNA Sports that Ghanaian boxers have come of
age and deserve to be among the best in the world.
He said he will initiate discussions with other members of
the Council to see how best qualified Ghanaian pugilists
could be given the opportunity to contest world titles.
Christodoulou added that he would also campaign for Ghana to
have a representative on the Pan African Boxing Association.
This will help champion the course of Ghanaian boxers at the
regional level, he added.
Whilst in the country, the South African is expected to
conduct series of seminars for referees, judges and ring
This is to keep them updated and abreast on the latest trend
in the boxing sport as well as the rules and regulations to
ensure fairness in coming out with their verdicts.
The President of the WBA will also be the Special Guest at
the Golden Jubilee Boxing Bonanza scheduled for the Azumah
Nelson Sports Complex in Accra on Friday.
Meanwhile, Nigerian Ibrahim Adewale who was billed to fight
Lantey Addy in the Bantamweight division has pulled out of
The organizers are expected to name a replacement for the
Nigerian by the close of Thursday.