Support The Foundation Of Boxing In Ghana – GBF Treasurer

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Mr. Mustapha Nettey, Treasurer of the Ghana Boxing Federation (GBF) has called on government and companies to support juvenile and amateur boxing in Ghana.

Speaking to Yours Truly at a training session of national youth team, he said the young boxers, between ages of 8 years to 16 years who are the foundation of the sport should be supported financially and morally.

The expressed that the GBF has been able to identify and grooming some talented boxers, both male and female who are being prepared to take over from the current Black Bombers.

According to the hard working boxing enthusiast, there should always be a stock of boxers in the national juvenile and youth teams.

“We are trying our best to keep the boys, and we teach them many things, like discipline, like skills, human relations and even how to communicate positively ” he said.

The GBF Treasurer noted that their main problem is financial, and called on companies to support them with basic logistics as they prepare for the 2024, 2028 Olympic Games and beyond.

“We will brand any entity that supports us, we are the Black Rockets and we are very fast and smart, we will give the mileage to anyone who helps us” he added.

The Black Rockets is the second tier after the Black Bombers, the national boxing team.

They are managed by the Vice President of the Ghana Boxing Federation, Mr. Dauda Fuseni and trained by a squad of boxing coaches headed by Coach Charles Quartey.

Mr. Mustapha Nettey who is also a journalist and Ring Announcer is a member of the management team. He is Secretary of the Boxing Writers Association of Ghana (BWAG) and the Ghana Boxing Supporters Union (GHABSU). He loves children and community development activities.

He thanked the Besesaka Foundation for contributing to the education of 50 juvenile boxers in James Town, Accra.

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