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Boxing News of Wednesday, 15 November 2017


Today in history: Ghana's first boxing arena was commissioned

On November 15, 2016, then President of the Republic of Ghana, John Dramani Mahama, commissioned the first boxing arena to be built in Ghana.

The unveiling of the ultra-modern edifice attracted top hierarchy of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) which includes Ado Coker, Harry Zakkuor and member of Parliament for Odododiodio constituency Nii Lante Vanderpuije.

The project was funded by Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) in partnership with Polish company, Trust Sports Emporium Limited.

The edifice has an official seating capacity of 4, 000. The open-air edifice has other facilities such as Sports Hall, Aerobic centre, Olympic size Swimming Pool and Conference Hall.