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Sports News of Friday, 29 May 2015

Source: GTV Sports

GTV Sports Beat congratulates Ataa Eddie Papoe

Renowned boxing referee and a panelist on GTV Sports Plus, Saturday afternoon sports show, Sports Beat, Referee/Judge Ataa Eddie Papoe has hugely been congratulated by the producers, co - panelist and everybody connected to the show for his sterling performance during the WBC Cruiserweight Division final elimination bout between Congolese Ilunga Makabu and Thabiso Mchunu of South Africa.

Referee Papoe who was in Durban, South Africa a couple of days back, raised the flag of Ghana high in the rainbow nation.

In a letter signed by the president of the WBC, Mauricio Sulaiman Saldivar, who heaped loads of praise on the performance of referee/judge Eddie Papoe. Mr. Eddie Papoe has been a constant feature on Sports Beat for the past three decades and has contributed in educating boxing fans on one of the oldest sports shows on the Ghanaian television screens.

Ataa Eddie Papoe, has officiated and judged over a thousand boxing fights, seventy four of them being African title fights and Thirty One World title fights. His career in boxing spans over four decades

Sports Beat is live on GTV Sports Plus at 1pm every Saturday and the show is hosted by the evergreen George Lartey.