Koforidua, June 26, GNA - The Eastern Regional Secretariat of the National Sports Council(NSC) is to organize an open-air amateur boxing tournament at the Koforidua Jacksons's Park on June 30, 2004, as part of activities marking the celebration of Republic Day in the Region. The tournament is to be organized between amateur boxers drawn from Akosombo, Koforidua and Akwatia. This was contained in a press release from the NSC to media houses in Koforidua on Thursday.
According to the release, the tournament would start at 18.00 hours and the bouts to be competed for are in the lightweight, featherweight, middleweight, bantamweight, light heavyweight and heavyweight divisions. The release said the tournament would also be used to unearth boxing talents in the Region to prepare for future tournaments.