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Sports News of Friday, 29 November 2019


Bastie to roar in Kwahu

The inhabitants of Kwahu Abetifi in the Eastern Region will keep wake when 12 gladiators storm their quiet neighbourhood to slug it out in the second edition of the Bliss on the Hills Boxing fiesta.

The expected high-tempo fisticuffs on December 26 to be headlined by undefeated Bastie Samir against Nigerian Sunday Ajuwa will aso witness feisty exchanges involving some of the nation’s top elite boxers.

George the Red Tiger Ashie who will be fighting against a yet to be announced opponent exactly a year after beating Kenyan Michael Nyawade via a first round knockout at the Arena in Accra.

Also to feature on the night will be a lightweight encounter involving fast rising star Sheriff Quaye against hard -hitter Samuel Akrogo, while new revelation, Alfred Lamptey will meet a yet to be announced opponent on the night.
At a brief press briefing last Thursday at the Gym Boxing Gym in Accra, promoters of the bout, Box Office Sports Promotions and Kwahu Republic sounded optimistic that patrons will witness a spectacle on the night.

“This is free, no tickets sold, we are encouraging Ghanaians to come to Kwahu on December 26 to witness wonders,” Samuel Aboagye, a representative of Kwahu Republic told the gathering.

The CEO of Box Office Sports Promotions, Alex Ntiamoah Boakye appealed to corporate bodies to sustain the sport and encouraged investors to invest in the game for great dividends.