The days are fast rolling with the approach of the biggest event this month, celebrating the World Champions of Ghana’s Super Sport at Bukom, the hallowed ground of boxing.
The occasion is the launch of seasoned sports journalist Ekow Asmah’s book, ‘Celebration of Our World Champions, Vol. 3’, at the conference room of the Bukom Sports Emporium in Accra on September 19.
It is expected to draw some of the greatest names in boxing, from administration, coaching, promotions, management, philanthropy, media, politics and state authorities.
David Kotei ‘Deadly Poison’, Ghana’s first World Champion ever, would register his grand presence, as well as The Barima, The Zoom-Zoom, The Professor, Ghana’s sole international Hall of Famer, Azumah Nelson.
Other former World Champions like Nana Yaw Konadu, Ike Quartey, Joseph Agbeko, Joshua Clottey and Emmanuel Tagoe are expected to attend too.
The President of the Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA), Peter Zwennes, ex-GBA President Moses Foh-Amoaning, Technical Advisor Yoofi Boham, Coach Carl Lokko, Baby Jet Promotions, promoter Alex Ntiamoah and Ramon Dodoo, the head of promotions at the GBA, are expected to take their place among the greats of the sport.
Also, the President of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA), Dr. Affail Monnie, former GIJ Director and GJA President, Ambassador Kabral Blay-Amihere, and sports writing Hall of Famers Oheneba Charles, Joe Aggrey and Ebo Quansah would bestow their presence on the big occasion.
The President of the Ghana Olympic Committee Ben Nunoo-Mensah, is expected in the company of Herbert Mensah, the President of the Ghana Rugby Association, and Dr. Daniel Mc Korley, Executive Chairman of the McDan Group, a distinguished philanthropist and sponsor of the Ghana Tennis Federation, and the Golden Rackets, the national tennis side, the Bukom Fist of Fury Championships, as well as other sporting disciplines.
The Vice-Rector of the GIJ, Ebo Afful, Joy FM’s Morning Show host Daniel Dadzie, the ‘Chairman General’ Kwami Sefa-Kayi, Peace FM’s Morning Show host, George Lomotey, Vice President, Sales & Marketing Commission of the African Union of Broadcasters, and other industry insiders, sporting and corporate giants would also be present.