Former captain of Black Stars Stephen Appiah can’t wait for the bout as he is wishing the two boxers the very best of luck on Saturday, May 2.
Aside being a former footballer, Tornado as he is affectionately called is also a boxer follower.
Speaking on the heavily publicized bout, he said as a sportsman, it will be difficult for him to mention who will win. He said, “You don’t know who is going to beat who.”
“As a sportsman, I will say that, I’m wishing the two boxers [the] best of luck.” He added.
According to him, both boxers are bragging about winning but thinks the bout is going to be very exciting.
“I think as a sportsman, the two boxers … all of them are running their mouths but its going to be an interesting fight on Saturday.”
American legend Mayweather, 38, and Filipino great Pacquiao, 36, are meeting for the WBC, WBA and WBO welterweight titles.
|Floyd Mayweather||Manny Pacquiao|
|Las Vegas, USA||Home town||General Santos City, Philippines|
|24 February 1977 (37)||Date of birth||17 December 1978 (36)|
|5ft 8in||Height||5ft 6in|
|47 fights, 47 wins (26 KOs)||Pro record||64 fights, 57 wins (38 KOs), 5 losses, 2 draws|
|WBC & WBA welterweight, WBC light-middleweight||Current titles||WBO welterweight|