Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA) President, Mr. Abraham Neequaye has commended boxing promoters in Ghana and called for support from the corporate sector to raise the standard of the sport.
He insisted that boxing was the number one sport in Ghana andthe strength of Ghana Sports, hence the need for government to encourage businesses to support the GBA.
In a chat with the media, he said “Ghana has produced 10 world boxing champions, a feat no other sport has achieved, so we must see where we have relative advantage and encourage boxers, coaches and other officials to excel” he expressed.
He commended the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC), the National Sports Authority (NSA), the Ghana Boxing Federation (GBF) and others who supported the Black Bombers to do well at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
He noted that there are very good amateur boxers that will become good professional boxers, adding that, “it was the more reason why the corporate sector must join.”