Ghana Boxing Authority meets to deliberate on fighting coronavirus

Sat, 6 Jun 2020 Source: ghanaolympic.org

The Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA) held an important meeting to plan and prepare for post-COVID-19 events and activities.

According to Secretary-General Patrick Johnson, they spoke about how to engage stakeholders to strategies the way forward after the lift of ban on contact sports.

The meeting which was attended by management of the Trust Sports Emporium Ltd (TSEL) at the GBA Office in the Bukom Boxing Arena on Wednesday agreed to meet all stakeholders as soon as possible and the date will be liaised by the TSEL.

They decided on meeting most TV stations to see if it could be possible to give some the sole rights to show fights behind closed doors after the lift of the ban.

The meeting settled on some measures that would be put in place before boxing bouts are sanctioned.

- All boxers will be examined/tested before any bout.

- Referees and Judges will also be examined/tested to clear them before they are invited to come and officiate.

- Cornermen will also be examined/tested.

- All protocols on safety will be observed.

After the meeting, Streetwise Foundation donated some foodstuffs, hand sanitizers and soap to be shared to boxers.

Mc-Bbhphills Protocol Consult also donated foodstuffs, hand sanitizers, soaps and Veronica bucket to the GBA to be shared among boxers.

Source: ghanaolympic.org