The Ghana Boxing Federation (GBF) yesterday at the D.G. Hathiramani Hall of the Accra Sports Stadium began a three day national individual boxing championship to select members into the national team, the Black Bombers.
The competition is expected to attract over 100 amateur boxers across the country, competing for only a spot in each weight category of the 10 weight categories available in amateur boxing.
According to George Lamptey, president of the GBF, the 10 fighters selected into the Black Bombers would begin camping immediately for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.
“We hope to get a medal in next Olympics and we must start now’, he told this paper in an interview yesterday.
Veteran trainer and AIBA Instructor, Kwasi Ofori Asare would lead a team of referees and judges in the selection.
Coach Ofori Asare, who is also the head coach of the Black Bombers is expected to select the best to qualify Ghana into the Olympics in Tokyo.
The competition climaxes on Saturday.