Renault Gives 2 Vehicles To GBA… For Pro Boxing League

Hijazi (R) and GBA boss displaying a title belt in front of one of the vehicles

Automobile giants Renault Ghana, through Premium Motors has given the nihilistic sport a massive boost with a mega sponsorship of two brand new Renault KWID vehicles.

The gesture is considered historic and the first of its kind for boxing in West Africa.

The CEO of Renault Ghana – Jihad Hijazi who signed on behalf of his company, expressed  pride as well as total commitment to the exciting new venture which will be broadcast live every two weeks on Max TV with supporting programmes on Max FM as well online streaming via Max TV GH.


Speaking at the impressive signing and presentation ceremony at Premium Motors headquarters in Accra,  Hijazi said he believes boxing is about to step up a whole new level with the Professional Boxing League in the country.


“This is a project we are proud to be part of as our contribution to sports development in Ghana through boxing,” he stated.


Meanwhile, iMax Media Group, who are lead investors with 1.7 million dollars for the Boxing League were represented by the Group Director Fadi Fattal together with Head of Sports Yaw Ampofo-Ankrah and Head of Radio Frederick Amoah.


The President of Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA), Abraham Kotei Neequaye, signed and sealed the contract with the highly respected car manufacturers – Renault.


Renowned Ghanaian Boxing promoters John Amanfo and Michael “Golden Mike” Tetteh, also represented the Board of GBA.


The two beautiful Renault KWID vehicles will be presented to the Best Overall Boxing Gym and the Best Overall Boxer at the end of the upcoming bi-monthly boxing championship.


The novelty league, which is due to take off on February 19, 2022 at the Bukom Boxing Arena, will feature 12 gyms and over 100 boxers.


The Ghana Professional Boxing League was launched on December 23, 2021, and has been hailed as one of the most significant sport projects in Ghana in recent times.

The GBA and iMax Media Group signed a five-year boxing development partnership deal at the launch in the presence of key boxing stakeholders.

At the launch, CEO of iMax Media Group, Maxwell Techie, reiterated that it was indeed a great honour for his organisation to work with the entire boxing fraternity to rebrand, develop and promote boxing in Ghana.

The first edition of the Ghana Professional Boxing League (GPBL) tournament is slated for February 19 at 9pm on Max TV and will climax with the final bout on December 26, 2022.

Hijazi (R) and GBA boss displaying a title belt in front of one of the vehicles