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Boxing News of Monday, 13 March 2017


WBC awards Nana Akufo-Addo with special belt

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World Boxing Council (WBC) has awarded His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo the President of Ghana with a special belt for his involvement in sports.

The presentation was done on Saturday night by WBC vice President Houcine Houichi during the ‘Freedom Fight Night’ held at the Bukom Boxing Arena.

The night was also graced by the ex-President Jerry John Rawlings, Zenator Rawlings who is the MP for Korle Klottey as well as the Minister of Youth and Sports Isaac Asiamah .

See photos below...

President Nana Akufo Addo received a remarkable welcome to the Bukom Boxing Arena

President Nana Akufo Addo recieves his WBC special award from the vice President of WBC Houcine Houichi, whilst the MC Nathaniel Attoh looks on

The President was overwhelmed at the sight of his award

Nana Akufo Addo shows his special boxing award to the spectators

Boxer Richard Commey also presented his WBC lightweight title to Nana Addo

The Sports Minister Isaac Asiamah and the vice President of WBC Houcine Houichi with the champion Duke Micah

Micah also took the opportunity to present the award to Jerry John Rawlings

It was an honour for Richard Commey when ex-President Rawlings held up his hand to announce his victory

Richard Commey often has the national colours customized on his gum shield

Photos by Images Image and Bukom Boxing News

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