Sheriff Quaye to fight for WBO Africa Lightweight Title

By Sammy Heywood Okine
Boxing Sheriff Quaye to fight for WBO Africa Lightweight Title
NOV 16, 2021 LISTEN

Swavy Blu Promotions in collaboration with Bronx Boxing Promotions will stage the WBO Africa Lightweight championship between Sheriff Quaye (20-3-1) of Ghana and Emmanuel Amos (16-5-1) of Tanzania on December 10 at the Golden Beach Hotel also known as Royal Dede Resort.

The bout is named "The Renaissance" and former president of the Ghana Boxing Authority GBA Samir Captan who is now WBO Africa president said the WBO title is a stepping stone to the main world title and hopes Quaye will capture the opportunity to reach the ultimate.

He advised boxers to be disciplined and appreciate the efforts of their manages and promoters.

He urged the new GBA Executive to concentrate on supporting boxers and promoters so that the nation gets quality champions. He said Sheriff Quaye must train hard to become a world champion by the end of 2022.

Mr Menaseh Tagoe, the young promoter said for a successful bout. He promised that sponsors like Golden Beach Hotel, Friendly Mall, Dream Inn Hotel always put up good shows.

Present was Mr George Lamptey, President of the Ghana Boxing Federation who appealed to promoters to feature some amateur bouts to keep the national team boxers in shape.

Former national champion, Sheriff Quaye aka One Time said it is a great opportunity which he will grab to become a champion again. He thanked his fans, gym mates and the media. He hoped to become a world champion by 2022.

Coach Carl Lokko of the Bronx Gym said it is time for Sheriff to shine again on the bill which has many exciting boxers featuring.

Jacob Laryea aka 'Chorkor Fire' a welterweight boxer fighting on the bill who has won all his 6 pro fights was introduced.

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