UBCAG apologizes for coaches’ behaviour


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By Simon
Asare, GNA

Accra, Oct. 17, GNA – The United Boxing
Coaches Association (UBCAG) of Ghana, has rendered an unqualified apology to
the entire boxing fraternity following the conduct of their member, Vincent
Akai Nettey, in last Saturday’s crowd violence at the Bukom Boxing Arena.

The World Boxing Organisation (WBO) Africa
Super Bantamweight title fight between Isaac Sackey and Wasiru Moham

By Simon
Asare, GNA

Accra, Oct. 17, GNA – The United Boxing
Coaches Association (UBCAG) of Ghana, has rendered an unqualified apology to
the entire boxing fraternity following the conduct of their member, Vincent
Akai Nettey, in last Saturday’s crowd violence at the Bukom Boxing Arena.

The World Boxing Organisation (WBO) Africa
Super Bantamweight title fight between Isaac Sackey and Wasiru Mohammed, last
Saturday, besieged the ring and attacked the referee who ended the bout, after
Sackey was handed a knockout by his opponent.

But according to a statement copied to GNA
Sports, by UBCAG, Mr. Nettey, coach of Sackey has showed remorse for his
behaviour and should be forgiven for his act.

”We UBAG plead on behalf of the renowned
coach, who for the past years has shown discipline and hardwork but
unfortunately found himself as part of the recent situation that happened at
the Bukom Boxing Arena on Oct. 13, 2018.

”Even though we found the situation very bad
in Ghana Boxing, Nettey has shown remorse and has asked for forgiveness. Based
on his past records we find it necessary to plead on his

behalf and we would make show that the
uncalled for situation will not happen again,” the statement read.

Mr. Nettey, has also written to the Ghana Boxing
Authority (GBA), the management of the Trust Emporium and other stakeholders in
boxing fraternity, apologizing for his actions and assured them that, such
incident will not happen again

GNA 


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