Monday 13th January, 2020
Accra, Jan. 13, GNA
– Coach Kwesi Ofori Asare, Technical Director of the Ghana Boxing Federation
(GBF) is embarking on a regional tour to familiarize with the state in boxing
gyms in the country, ahead of the 2020 edition of the Bukom Fist of Fury Boxing
His first point of
call was in the Cape Coast where he met Mr. Twinto Walker, the hardworking
Central Region Boxing Director.
He also visited some
gyms in Tarkwa and Takoradi in the Western region.
According to Coach
Asare, it was necessary for the GBF and organisers of the Bukom Fist of Fury
programme to know the conditions and problems of the boxers and coaches in the
gyms around the nation as other regions would be competing with the Greater
He hinted that the
GBF in collaboration with the Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA) were coming up with
a refresher course for coaches and seconds before the League begins on January
31, at the Bukom Boxing Arena.
An awards night is
expected to be held on January 18 to honour thriving boxers and other
stakeholders who contributed to the success of last year’s boxing league.
Notably, this year’s
Fist of Fury Boxing League would include Regional teams from the Ashanti, Brong
Ahafo, Western, Central and Volta.
The Fist of Fury is
a collaborative venture between the Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA), the Ghana
Amateur Boxing Federation (GBF) with the support of companies like Trust Sports
Emporium Limited, GNPC, ADB, GOIL and MJ Grand Hotel.
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