Braimah Kamoko, Bukom’s enigmatic boxing hero, met a tough customer in George Tevdorashvili but adapted to the conditions to achieve a seventh round technical knockout in their international cruiserweight contest at the Accra Stadium last Friday.
A last minute security arrangements which includes blocking of major access roads leading to the Accra Sports Stadium tomorrow and the refusal of key officials to grant media interview ahead of the Accra Hearts of Oak-Asante Kotoko clash.
In their long history, battles involving Ghana’s most institutional football rivals, Kumasi Asante Kotoko and Accra Hearts of Oak, have been nourished by sheer pride, but Sunday will be one of those moments in their almost 60-year rivalry when victory will define the aspirations of the two sides.
Among the larger Ghanaian society, Braimah ‘Bukom Banku’ Kamoko is the main guy of Ghana boxing today, but when Albert Mensah and Ben Odametey take to the ring in Accra tonight, they will rival any boxing rivalry in the sport locally.
As his usual way of motivating players and technical officials of champion club Asante Kotoko to achieve the ultimate, Mr Kennedy Agyapong (Kenpong) has promised them four thousand Ghana Cedis (4,000 GHS) to beat Hearts in their titanic league match in Accra on Sunday.
This morning at the Accra Stadium, Ghana’s and George Tevdorashvili of Georgia will face off on the scale at the official weigh-in ahead of tomorrow’s international cruiserweight fight at the same venue.
Internationals Kevin-Prince Boateng of Ghana and Jozy Altidore of the United States, who have both been racially abused while playing, were named as part of FIFA's new anti-racism Task Force Wednesday.
Champion Club Kumasi Asante Kotoko head to Accra for Sunday’s showdown with age-old rivals, Accra Hearts of Oak, with pressure growing on Coach Didi Dramani to overcome the Phobian hurdle to save his job.
Barely a week after Ghana’s Emmanuel Tagoe won his international title bout, the country’s boxing showman, Braimah ‘Bukom Banku’ Kamoko is expected to replicate the feat when he takes on Georgia’s George Tevdorashvili in an international cruiserweight contest at the Accra Sports Stadium on Friday.
Fresh King Promotions, promoters of Joseph Agbeko’s recent world title-winning fight against Luis Melendez in Accra, has been hauled before the board of the Ghana Boxing Authority to answer questions over unpaid purses and other debts related to the fight.