GBA signs partnership deal with IMax Media Group to stage Ghana Professional Boxing League
GBA signs partnership deal with IMax Media Group to stage Ghana Professional Boxing League
The Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA) has signed a partnership deal with IMax Media Group to stage the Ghana Professional Boxing League (GPBL). Mr. Maxwell Takyi, CEO of IMax Media Group, and Mr. Abraham Neequaye, President of the Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA), signed a $1,700,000 deal on Thursday to host a new 5-year professional boxing league in Ghana. GBA signs a partnership deal with IMax Media Group to stage Ghana Professional Boxing League.
Mr. Abraham Neequaye, who has been in office for 155 days, believes it is time to increase wealth for boxing trainers and other stakeholders.
He claimed they are now set to win more titles after releasing the website and car.
Ghana has already won four African titles under his leadership, and he feels boxing is the most popular sport in Ghana, bringing more honor to the country’s sports.
Every year, on Boxing Day, the 26th of December, the professional league’s grand finals will be held.
He stated that the GBA Professional Boxing League will assist promoters and managers in developing more champions for the sport of boxing.
He stated that the GBA Professional Boxing League will assist boxing promoters and managers in the development of new Ghanaian champions.
“Winners will receive cash and other prizes,” he promised.
The transaction is worth $1,700,000.00 between the Ghana Boxing Authority and IMax Media Group.
Mr. Neequaye announced that the GBA will host an awards ceremony to recognize all stakeholders who excel and deserve to be recognized.
IMax Media’s Commercial and Marketing Manager, Alhaji Fadi Fattal, praised the new President for giving Ghana Boxing a new face.
He said that IMax has been formally registered as a boxing promotion company and that each season will feature seven matches every week for a total of ten fortnights.
“Boxing is a religion,” Fattal remarked. “Let’s make it work for Ghana.”
Ghana boxing will be in the spotlight and highlighted on Max TV every day.
Boxing is advancing to a higher level in Ghana, according to Mr. Gideon Hanson Appiah, GBA Marketing Head, and everyone who participates will be rewarded.

Max TV’s head of sports, Yaw Ampofo Ankrah, stated that “history is being made.”
The Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr. Eric Mensah Bonsu, praised GBA and IMax Media.
He believes that boxing is really important and that youngsters should be encouraged to thrive and live better lives. He praised the Ghana Boxing Authority for its professionalism.

There will be 12 boxing gyms and 40 boxers participating in the program.
Mr. Kwame Amponfi Jr, Technical Director of the National Sports Authority, pledged the National Sports Authority’s support for Ghana Boxing.
GBA officials, coaches, athletes, boxing enthusiasts, and the media were all in attendance for the ceremony.

Ghana is also a powerhouse in the world when it comes to boxing. Samuel Takyi won the only medal for Ghana during the just ended Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Athleticshour.com can confirm that boxing will soon become the number one sport in Ghana in the coming years.

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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