Ghana’s Black Bombers readying for 2022 Commonwealth Games


The National Amateur Boxing Team of Ghana [Black Bombers] have entered into the 14th week of their non-residential training ahead of the upcoming Commonwealth Games to be held in Birmingham, United Kingdom

As Ghana’s brightest prospects for medals at games with respect to the records of the 2 previous games [Glasgow – Scotland 2014 and on the Gold Coast of Australia in 2018] where the Bombers clinched the nation’s only laurels. A bronze each by Abdul Wahid Omar [Lightweight -2014] and Jessie Lartey [Welterweight-2018].

The team is training under under the tutelage of Coaches Ofori Asare [Head Coach], Daniel Lartekwei Lartey [Assistant Coach], Vicent Akai Nettey [Assistant Coach], Ebenezer Ofoli Quaye [Technical Director] and other supporting Technical Crews.

The Birmingham games will witness nine Bombers [8 males and a females] from Flyweight to Light Heavyweight.

The Leadership of Ghana Boxing Federation [GBF], Managers of the National Amateur Boxing Teams led by it new President [DSI BERNARD QUARTEY] have vowed to annexed at least 5 medals at the summer game.

” My administration is doing everything humanly possible to make the biggest impact at 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham-UK, hence my efforts to reconstitute the national team and spend so much personal resources to prepare well for the games”.

The next phase of the preparation perhaps an effective residential training camp in Ghana & UK, will be announced soon.

The 2022 Commonwealth Games, officially known as the XXII Commonwealth Games and commonly known as Birmingham 2022, is an international multi-sport event for members of the Commonwealth that is scheduled to be held in Birmingham, England from 28 July to 8 August 2022.

Credit:GBF Media


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