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Black Bombers and Hitters arrive in Senegal for Olympic boxing qualifiers

Ghana’s national boxing teams both the Black Bombers (Males) and the Hitters (Females) have arrived in Dakar, Senegal for the African Olympic Boxing Qualifiers for the 2024 Paris Olympic games to be hosted in France.

The contingents – seven male and five female boxers with supporting team officials have arrived in the West African country after they left Accra on Wednesday, September 6, via Lome, Togo to the Senegalese capital Dakar.

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Ahead of their departure, the team were supported with training kits from a Sports Enthusiast who owns Tribal Sports Wear & Kustom Looks – specialize in sportswear.

Presenting the items before the team’s departure from Accra, the CEO of Tribal Sports Wear & Kustom Looks Mr Kwab Asamoah who is also an executive member of the Ghana Judo Association said he sought to support the boxers in the qualifying championship.

According to the well-known sports enthusiast, philanthropist and the former athlete, his gestures were aimed to contribute his quota to sports development.

The items which comprise of a shorts and vests were received on behalf of the team by Ghana Olympics Committee (GOC) Director of Communications Yaw Ampofo Ankrah who thanked the donor for his patriotic gesture.

Donor

Charles Jojo Ephson, the Communication Officer of Ghana Boxing Federation (GBF), who form parts of the officials accompanied the boxers to Senegal received the items on team’s behalf prior to their departure.

President of the Ghana Boxing Federation (GBF) Bernard Quartey is highly optimistic of a solid performance by the Black Bombers and the Black Hitters to excel in the competition.

“They have trained very hard and will give their best team to make us proud as always. I want to thank the GOC President and the Sports Minister for their support towards this all-important qualification championship,” he said.

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Source: *GBF MEDIA*

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