Govt to reward Dogboe — Minister

BY: Bernard Neequaye
 Youth and Sports Minister, Isaac Asiamah (right), congratulating Isaac Dogboe after his TKO victory. Picture: SAMUEL TEI ADANO
Youth and Sports Minister, Isaac Asiamah (right), congratulating Isaac Dogboe after his TKO victory. Picture: SAMUEL TEI ADANO

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Isaac Asiamah, has revealed government's plan to reward Isaac Dogboe handsomely after knocking out Cesar Juarez to win the WBO Interim Super Bantamweight title last Saturday at the Bukom Boxing Arena with a fifth round TKO victory.

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Mr Asiamah, who was proud to see the Ghanaian undefeated brawler put up a magnificent performance on the night, described Dogboe as a determined and disciplined boxer who have a lot to achieve in the sport.

In an interview with the Graphic Sports, the minister said he was overwhelmed by the performance of his countryman and urged him to continue with his good work.

"In the coming weeks you will hear from government. I can promise you that the President would reward Dogboe handsomely for his performance tonight.


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“I am so proud of him and all I can say now is that he is so focused, determined and disciplined and that is what every boxer needs to attain greater heights in the country.”
with the win, Dogboe extend his invincibility in the ring to 18 bouts.

The unbeaten hands Juarez a sixth defeat of his career in 26 fights, and Dogboe will be up to challenge the champion, Jessie Magdaleno, by June, upon his return from injury.

In a bout was organised by the Rising Stars Africa Promotions, Mr Asiamah called on Dogboe to add Magdaleno to his victims to make him an undisputed champion when they clash later in the year. .

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