Boxing fans in Ghana for the first time in sixteen years will this Ghana Independence Weekend enjoy world class boxing featuring former IBF Welterweight title holder Joshua Clottey in an International Super Welterweight contest with Tanzanian Mfume Mfume and seven bouts organized by Box Office Promotions, exclusive to SuperSport on the 8th of March, 2019.
“Keeping with the tradition of showcasing the best selection of sports in sub-Saharan Africa, MultiChoice Ghana in partnership with Supersport has been at the forefront of boxing promotions in Ghana, collaborating with different Ghanaian promoters including the legendary Azumah Nelson, bringing boxing fans at least four live fight nights every year” Cecil Sunkwa Mills, Managing Director, MultiChoice Ghana explained.
“We are proud to be a part of this 62nd Ghana Independence Weekend boxing event on DStv and GOtv. As a business, we are always looking for the most sought for content to for our African subscribers and also create exposure for African Boxing irrespective of the package our customers choose. All our subscribers will be able to watch the historic Pan African event live from Accra, Ghana on their decoders and their mobile phones via the DStv Now app” Mr. Cecil Sunkwa-Mills, added.
According to Alex Ntiamaoh-Boakye, CEO of Box Office Sports Promotion, “the night would see Ghana’s, Prince Dzanie take on Loren Japhet of Tanzania in a bantamweight contest. Our partnership with SuperSport has made our boxing products very attractive across the continent making it easier to secure bouts from other African countries.”
Speaking to media in Accra, Alex Ntiamaoh, added “other African bouts on the bill includes the WBO Africa Cruiserweight championship between Ghana’s Abraham Tabul and Patrick Ferguson of the United States. There will also be a cruiserweight contest between Nigeria’s Olanrewaju Durodola and Pascal Ndoma from Tanzania and Ghana’s Maxwell Awuku versus Togolese Mouibi Serouna Armstrong in a Super Featherweight contest.” “The headline bout is the rematch between Sheriff “One Time” Quaye versus Michael “One Bullet” Ansah is expected to the settle biggest boxing rivalry in Bukom hence the night dubbed the Bukom Brawl” he added.
DStv and GOtv customers are assured of live coverage of all the bouts on SuperSport 9 and also online via the DStv Now app this Friday 8th March from 20:00 GMT.