Saturday 20th August, 2016
Emmanuel Asante Attakora, GNA
Accra, August 20, GNA – The Minister of
Youth and Sports, Nii Lantey Vanderpuye, has sent a goodwill message to Isaac
Dogboe ahead of his Friday, August 26 bout.
Nii Vanderpuye on behalf of His Excellency
President John Dramani Mahama, the Government and the people of Ghana, is
wishing Dogboe the best of luck, as he prepares to take on Philippines Neil
John Tabanao in the WBO Unification and WBC Youth World Featherweight
Championship in Ghana, at the police officers social and fitness centre, ring
In a release from the Sports Ministry and
signed on behalf of the Sports Minister by the Head, Public Relations, Mr. Otor
Plahar, Nii Vanderpuye urged Dogboe to tackle the game with a positive
“With the right mindset, nothing should
be beyond you, go all out till you emerge victorious.”
The Minister said, “You should prepare
your mind adequately and renew your spirit of conviction towards the
competition. Boxing is a game of tact and flair and this is the way you should
“Play it fair and obey the rules of the
game and in the end, I know you will be victorious” he noted.
Vanderpuye also urged the trainer of Isaac ‘Royal
Storm’ Dogboe to ensure that he is well-conditioned and in the right frame of
mind ahead of the competition.