The Ministry of Youth and Sports has congratulated boxer, Samuel Takyi following his victory in the quarter final match of the ongoing Olympic Games in Tokyo.
The boxer progressed to the semi-final stage of the competition after beating Ecuador’s Jean Carlos Caicedo Pachito last Wednesday in his debut fight.
The 20-year-old won two out of the three rounds against his counterpart earlier on Sunday, August 1 to book q place in the semi final of the Boxing Featherweight Division.
The youngster has commanded plaudits from Ghanaians and people all over the world following his victory, with the Ministry of Youth and Sports also sending their congratulatory message.
🎥Congratulations to #SamuelTakyi for winning the quarter-finals bout and successfully advancing to the semi-finals of the Boxing Featherweight Division of the Tokyo Olympics.
— Ministry of Youth & Sports-Gh (@moysgovgh) August 1, 2021
While he is bound to have Ghana’s first medal at the Olympics since the Bronze medal won in Men’s Football at the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona and the first in boxing since Prince Amartey’s Bronze at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, Takyi will also be aiming for the ultimate when fights Duke Ragan of the USA on Tuesday, August 3.