Azumah Nelson: Boxing legend younger brother passes on

Azumah Nelson: Boxing legend younger brother passes on

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Boxing legend Azumah Nelson has lost his younger brother, Joseph Awudu Nelson, who passed away last week after battling sickness for some time. He was 59. Azumah Nelson: Boxing legend younger brother passes on.

“As Christians, we believe God gives life and he has the power to take it whenever he pleases,” he said in a statement copied to the Daily Graphic.

“We believe it was God who decided to give him rest so we can’t complain,” he added.

The statement added that the Nelson family will meet this week to discuss funeral plans and update the public and loved ones about the burial arrangements.

By Athleticshour

Sekyere Richard has had a 10-year involvement in the sport of athletics. He holds a Diploma in Physical Fitness. Sekyere has experienced the sport as a middle/distance athlete, coach, and now journalist and blogger. Sekyere has published several articles on athletics from Ghanaian Athletics to World Athletics. He currently owns and manages the content and marketing development of Athletics Hour. "I am passionate about sports, love writing and interviewing, traveling, and meeting new athletes and coaches. I like to expose the hidden talents in the youth and I am always in search of talents across Ghana". I have volunteered in one of the biggest ultra-marathons in the world "The Elton Ultra Marathon in Russia. Covered many races in Ghana including ECOWAS CAA Region II Championship and multiple roads and track races in Ghana. In 2021, he launched the "Better Ghana Athletics Agenda", which will help support organisers, athletes and coaches in all directions.

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