03.07.2020 Boxing

WBC Mourns Death Of Alfred Kotey

WBC Mourns Death Of Alfred Kotey
LISTEN JUL 3, 2020

The World Boxing Council family mourns the death of Ghanaian Alfred Kotey.

Kotey who died aged just fifty-two, represented Ghana at the Seoul Olympics in 1988 and made his debut in Accra in November 1988. During his career, he was a WBO world champion and held the WBC International title.

During his career, he faced an impressive array of rivals including Juan Manuel Marquez, Guty Espadas Jr, Acelino Freitas, Orlando Salido, Antonio Diaz, Víctor Ortiz and Anthony Peterson.

The WBC and its President Mauricio Sulaimán, join in prayers with Alfred’s family and friends, during this difficult and sad time.

Rest in Peace Champ.

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