Abraham Boakye: Government should send Supporters by Sea to Brazil

first_imgPresident of the Ghana National Supporters Union (GHANSU), Abraham Boakye, alias “One -Man Supporter”, believes government will save the current economic situation by transporting over 2,000 Ghanaians to Brazil by ship, to save the economy.According to the experienced traveler, sea transport will be the safest and most reliable means of transporting soccer fans to support the Black Stars in Brazil in June“It is the only plausible solution now, with government warning of lack of funds to transports fans to Brazil”, he mentioned to JOY Sports.Boakye has confirmed there are advance negotiations with a German Cruise Liner Agency to acquire a vessel with a built-in hotel that would accommodate the fans as well as transport them to the Stars’ match venues in Brazil at a cheaper rate compared to flight.“The Stars will play the USA in Natat, which is along the Brazilian coast just as the city of Fortaleza where the Ghanaians face Germany in their second group game.From his simple mathematical cost analysis, sea transport will see government conveying more for fans at a cheaper cost”, he reiterated. He is therefore, appealing to government to transport all Ghanaian football fanatics and his supporters group by this means.last_img read more

Billy Dib to face Amir Khan in ‘real-life Rocky moment’

first_imgAustralian veteran Billy Dib has agreed to fight Amir Khan on short notice in Saudi Arabia on July 12.Dib, who retired last August before making a winning return to the ring in April, will replace 32-year-old Khan’s original opponent, Neeraj Goyat, after the Indian fighter was injured in a car crash. The 33-year-old Aussie took to Twitter shortly after the fight was announced, declaring the chance to face Khan his ‘real-life Rocky moment’.“In life you get a limited number of opportunities to do something monumental, and like the greatest in any industry will tell you, when an opportunity comes knocking you answer,” Dib tweeted on Thursday morning (AEST).MORE: Join DAZN and watch more than 100 fight nights a year“This is my real-life Rocky moment.”In life you get a limited number of opportunities to do something monumental, and like the greatest in any industry will tell you, when an opportunity comes knocking you answer.This is my real life Rocky Moment. #Daretobegreat pic.twitter.com/R66mwAQFP1— Billy The Kid (@BillyDib) June 26, 2019  Former world champion Dib boasts a professional record of 45-5-0 since making his debut in 2004.He retired from boxing after losing a unanimous decision to American Tevin Farmer last August but returned in April, scoring a knockout victory over Thailand’s Surachet Tongmala.Khan (33-5-0) is coming off a controversial TKO loss to American superstar and WBO welterweight champion Terence Crawford in April.last_img read more