Boxing: Ataa Eddie Pappoe to officiate IBO World Cruiserweight bout

Author: Kwame Larweh
Ataa Eddie Pappoe
Ataa Eddie Pappoe

Renowned boxing judge Ataa Eddie Pappoe departed Accra last Thursday for South Africa to officiate the IBO World Cruiserweight championship between Kevin Lerena and Dymtro Kucher at the Emperor's Palace today.

Champion Lerena is defending his title against challenger Kucher in the 12th round cruiserweight bout.

Mr Pappoe will be at ringside together with Judge Jerome Lades and Olena Pobyylailo.

The renowned judge told Graphic Online he hoped to relay the experience acquired as a judge in this world title bout to other Ghanaian judges.

"I am.excited about this opportunity offered me and I would ensure that the knowledge acquired from.this world title bout would be parried on Ghanaian counterpart", he stated.

He is expected to arrive back in the country on Tuesday.