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Undefeated heavyweight Ghanaian fighters Bastie Samir (15,0,1) and Briamah Kamoko (29,0,0) make history as their dubbed ‘Make or Break’ weigh-in bout pulled over 3,000 spectators to the Bukom Boxing Arena on Friday. The pugilists who in couple of months passed stormed boxing headlines with their hard-punching intriguing give-and-take comments prior to their billed Saturday bout came their weighing. Samir was first to step on the scales as he tipped the scales with 194Ibs, while Kamoko affectionately tagged ‘Bukom Banku’ weighed 193Ibs. Immediately after the weigh-in, Samir took to the microphone and promised his teeming fans he will teach the Bukom native the some lessons…

Somoco Ghana distributors of Bajaj boxers bikes has thrown its weight behind the make or break bout between Bukom Banku and Basti Samir at the bukom boxing arena on October 21. The much anticipated fight will see the two undefeated boxers slugging it out for the bragging out . Hundreds on Sunday turned out at the forecourt of the West Hills Mall to catch a glimpse of these two boxers as they interacted with their fans ahead of the fight Speaking to Sportsworldghana.com, Marketing manager of Somoco Ghana limited Chamberlain Nyemi -Tei says they are proud to associate their brand…

Somoco Ghana distributors of Bajaj boxers bikes has thrown its weight behind the make or break bout between Bukom Banku and Basti Samir at the bukom boxing arena on October 21. The much anticipated fight will see the two undefeated boxers slugging it out for the bragging out . Hundreds on Sunday turned out at the forecourt of the West Hills Mall to catch a glimpse of these two boxers as they interacted with their fans ahead of the fight . Bukom Banku arrived at the venue with his highly motivated fans to entertain spectators and invite them to watch…

The WBC have ordered a rematch between Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez, following their controversial draw in Las Vegas last month. Middleweight champion Golovkin defended his title after 12 rounds when the fight was adjudged to have been a draw, leaving many observers stunned as Mexico’s Alvarez appeared to come off second best for much of the fight. Referee Adalaide Byrd, who awarded the bout 118-110 in the favour of Alvarez, was stood down by the Nevade Athletic Comission following the fight. Speaking at the WBC’s annual convention in Baku, the organisation’s president Mauricio Sulaiman said: “It’s the fight that…

John Anum, also known as “Agogo”, has been crowned winner of  the 2017 man Ghana at the tenth edition of the Ghana bodybuilding championship held on Saturday at the Osu Presby hall in Accra . The Ghanaian bodybuilder who is based in Canada , defeated three and two time champions Kofi Salia and Cyril Adjah Kofi to win his second man Ghana title . He will represent Ghana at the Arnold classics in South Africa next year.Speaking after his victory, Anum says he is got the experience to make Ghana proud at the event. “The sport has been down for…

Minister for Youth and Sports Hon Isaac Asiamah is expected to grace this year’s National Goal ball Championship organized by the Ghana Blind Sports Association at the Cape Coast University Sports Hall from September 21-25. The Ghana Blind Sports Association is the Sports wing of the Ghana Blind Union responsible for the development of sports for people with impairment. The Association is organizing its 2nd National Goalball Championship with all ten regions confirming their participation in both the male and female category. According to the president, Eric Kissi they have extended an invitation to the sports ministry and both Hon…

Former Ghana Athletics Association President George Haldane Lutterodt has urged Sports minister Isaac Asiamah to allow his works to speak for him and stop praising himself. The Member of Parliament for Atwima Mponua in the Ashanti Region has come under barrage of criticisms for talking much rather than doing what is expected of him. It will be recall that Isaac Asiamah hyped his achievements after he claimed to have helped restored electricity at the Accra Sports stadium. But the former Ghana Athletics Association President George Haldane Lutterodt insists there are more important things for Asiamah to tackle. “You see in…

The 2017 Tertiary Football League is expected to be the hunting ground for Premier League clubs as well as the various national teams. Twelve (12) tertiary institution housed in two zones – Northern and Southern, will engage each other in a marathon 10-week period between September and November this year. Already the signs are clearly on the walls for some of the best talents in the tertiary institutions expected to showcase their immense quality to the rest of the world. Several high-profile players have emerged from the University blocks who have gone ahead to attain national and international recognition. Schalke…

The 2017 Tertiary Football League kicks off on Saturday September 23 in Ghana’s two major cities. Expectation and enthusiasm have reached a crescendo with 12 tertiary institutions lacing their boots in a 10-week football league. The historic Premier tertiary football league is expected to be saturated with all the ingredients that make the most loved sports in Ghana thick. The University of Ghana will host the Southern zone with the likes of Accra Technical University, Marshalls University College, Ghana Institute of Management of Public Administration (GIMPA), Ghana Technology University College (GTUC) and All Nations University College battling it out for…

Deputy Sports minister Enam Pius Hadzedi has revealed that his out will be interrogating officials of the Ghana Athletics Association regarding the 84,000 dollar budget for this year’s IAAF championships. The sports ministry through the national sports authority gave out 84,000 dollars to the Ghana athletics Association to cater for their participation which included accommodation, ticketing and per diem of team Ghana at this year’s event in London. But investigations has revealed that the local organizing committee catered for the travel and accommodation for all participating athletes at the event. Enam Pius Hadzedi insists they will be probing into the…

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