The Will Power Boxing Gym at James Town is really in a bad state and crying out for support.
The former well equipped boxing gym founded and fitted by the late boxer / trainer Napoleon Tagoe is in a deplorable shape and the care taker, Daniel Larbie has called on the Ministry of Youth & Sport, the National Sports Authority, the Ghana Boxing Authority and promoters to help renovate to bring the gym to shape.
According to Coach Larbie, dad of the sensational juvenile boxer, Prince ‘The Buzz’ Larbie, the gym was once the best in Accra, but now its one of the worse because maintenance has not been the best, since the demise of the founder, and he needs support to get new and modern equipment.
He said the electrical fittings, ceiling, windows, doors, punching bags and others are all old, worn out, dirty and lose.
He stress that many top boxer started from the Will Power Gym and they have trained many boxers. He added that others doing martial arts also train there.
According to Coach Dan Larbie, he currently has five professional boxers, 20 amateurs and about 30 juvenile boxers, including his son, the rising star, Prince Larbie, who was recently voted Best Juvinile Boxer 2020 by the Boxing Writers Association Ghana (BWAG).
Prince ‘The Buzz’ Larbie is reputed as a fast rising talented kiddo boxer, and the new phenomenon in boxing to watch out for in Africa.
Larbie, the 8 year-old boy is traced to emerge from Ghana Boxing Village, Jamestown and has got amazing punches speed.
Larbie throws about 150 punches in 1 minute at very fast pace.
His father, who doubles as his manager disclosed to said he started developing interest in boxing at the age of two.
‘’Boxing is my life, while growing up, I’ve always had the dream to be a world Champion’’ Prince Larbie revealed.
He pleaded with Ghanaian who wish and want him to succeed to support in the renovation and equipping the Will Power Gym.