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Joshua Clottey ask Elvis Afriyie-Ankrah to put his words to action

Joshua Clottey

Joshua Clottey

Former World champion Joshua Clottey has challenged new Sports Minister Elvis Afriyie-Ankrah to put his words to action regarding the construction of a boxing gymnasium soon.

To Clottey, it is been far too long since the country, particularly Bukom, had a boxing gymnasium.

“We are tired of the promises, we have heard such promises over and over. We hear the same thing all the time. We don’t want the talk, we want to see the construction of the boxing gym.

“I am told the Sports Minister toured some boxing gyms in Bukom. It is good, but it is about time our big men honoured their word,” Clottey said yesterday at the Bridge Boxing Gym, Ridge in Accra, where Joseph Agbeko is currently training for his IBO world title fight.

Clottey believes the sport, having produced seven world champions, has placed the country on a very respectable position on the global map, and deserves attention.

The former IBF Welterweight champion is currently in a secret gym putting pieces together for a probable elimination bout in the next few months.

Last week, the Sports Minster toured a number of gyms in Bukom to have a first hand information of the current state of boxing in the country.

 By Kofi Owusu Aduonum

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