The Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA) has called on the government to make provisions for the construction of a first class boxing facility for the nation.
A statement signed by Moses Foh-Amoaning, chairman of the GBA, said boxing has over the years brought more laurels to the nation than any other sport hence the need to take a special interest in the development and promotion of the sport.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“We trust that under the leadership of His Excellency, Prof. John Evans Atta Mills, the boxing fraternity will have the privilege of seeing the construction of a first class 5,000-10,000 capacity boxing coliseum to make Ghana a Mecca for the sportÃ¢â‚¬Â. The statement said.
It added that the Kaneshie Sports Complex which was named after Azumah Nelson will be brought to the physical and aesthetic standards that befit the status of a boxing hero and legend.
The statement also congratulated President Mills for his ascension to the highest office as the President of the Republic of Ghana.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“May the government, under your leadership, thrive and witness exceptional progress and prosperity to all Ghanaians,Ã¢â‚¬Â it added.