Issah Samir presents title to Sports Minister

Kelly+Brook+Boxing+Echo+Arena+Frank+Warren+hOpmkuMa4uIlWelterweight  boxer, Issa Samir, on Wednesday presented his IBF World Youth title to the Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr. Elvis Afriyie Ankrah, at his office.

Samir won the title when he defeated Robinson Omsarashvili from Georgia earlier this month at the Accra Sports Stadium.

He becomes the first Ghanaian to win a global youth title in the history of boxing.
“I’m happy to have won this title. The support of Ghanaians will serve as a motivation to win a much bigger title,” Samir said.

The Youth and Sports Minister described the boxer as a potential world beater and pledged his outfit’s support for him.
Mr. Ankrah said he was impressed with the boxer as he watched him fight that night. “I saw a lot of potential in him and I’m confident we will see a world champion soon,” he added.

Mr. Ankrah encouraged the boxer to work very hard since success comes through hard work.
He cautioned Samir against complacency and urged him to make the sky his limit.
Issa Samir was accompanied by his brother Bastie and his coach, Ofori Asare.

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