The Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA) has congratulated the reigning WBC Youth Silver Super Featherweight Champion and UBO African Featherweight champion, Alfred Lamptey for being named as the 2021 professional boxer of year by the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) last Friday night at the Accra International Conference Centre for the 46th SWAG Awards ceremony.
Lamptey is managed by Box Office which has Mr Alex Ntiamoah – Boakye as the CEO and trained by Coach Eben Adjei aka ‘Killer’ of the Black Panthers Gym at James Town in Accra.
The statement issued by the Communications Directorate of the GBA said: Alfred Lamptey, the GBA believes in your ability to keep your head above water as you look forward to achieve more success domestically and at the global level.
On behalf of stakeholders within the professional boxing enclave, the GBA expresses profound gratitude to SWAG for this high-rated recognition and award to one of our finest young boxers and a world title prospect.
The GBA is highly optimistic that this recognition accorded you, will go a long way to motivate you to do your utmost best to live up to the billing of winning more laurels including a world title in no time. It will undoubtedly ignite the passion of your colleagues and young up and coming boxers to do their utmost best to emulate you.
The GBA also seized the opportunity to also congratulate Mr George Lamptey for winning the SWAG sports administrator of the year 2021, Coach Ofori Asare for the SWAG best national team coach of the year 2021 and Samuel Takyi for emerging the SWAG ultimate sports personality of the year 2021.
The GBA is looking forward to more of such recognitions and awards to help shape the vision of professional boxing in Ghana and at the same time add value to its brand and corporate identity.