Mr. Ben Nunoo Mensah demonstrated his boxing skills with the President of the GBF, Mr. Bernard Quartey last Thursday during a visit to the camp of the national boxing teams who are preparing for the Olympic Qualifiers.
He expressed his hope and trust that the Black Bombers will do well at the 2023 African Qualifiers.
Mr. Ben Nunoo Mensah advised the boxers to be disciplined always and go to Senegal as ambassadors, focused on the mission to beat every opposition and qualify to the Olympic Games in Paris, France next year.
He revealed that the GOC has given the Ghana Boxing Federation (GBF) an amount of $10,000 for their preparation, registration and representation in Dakar, while the Ministry of Youth and Sports will cater for their airfares and per diem.
He commended the Minister, Hon. Mustapha Ussif and Alhaji Hafiz Adam, the Chief Director at the Ministry of Youth And Sports for their attention towards the success of the Black Bombers because they are the potentials for medals at the Olympic Games.
At the Tokyo 2020, Ghana came home with a bronze medal by Samuel Takyi in after nearly 30 years.
The GBF President, Mr. Ben Quartey appealed to corporate Ghana to invest in the Black Bombers as they go out to battle for places in the African Olympic slots.
Frederick Marfo is a sportswriter and social worker well known for his advocacy for equal chances and rights for all athletes, especially those with disabilities.