Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Boxing

Juvenile boxer Joseph Awinongya Jnr hailed as role mode to the city of Joliet

American-born Ghanaian juvenile boxer, Joseph Awinongya Jnr, has formally been introduced to the people of Joliet as a role model in Illinois by the Mayor, Bob O’DeKirk.

The 14-year-old fighter was introduced on September 18 during a Mexican  Independence Parade in Joliet.

Mayor O’DeKirk in his introduction described Awinongya Jnr as an amazing boxing talent who keeps putting the city on the map through hard work.

“It is my honor to introduce to this city this young man Joseph Awinongya Jnr, an amazing talent in boxing who keeps working hard to put Joliet in the news for the right reasons,” he said.

The Mayor added that his office was ready to support the young boxer’s upcoming show on Saturday which is aimed at raising funds for his career.

“I formally announce Awinongya Jnr’s show which is meant to raise funds for his boxing career which comes off on September 25 and also pledge that my office will support the family to successfully hold this event”.

At age 14, Awinongya Jnr has won several gold medals at different stages of his juvenile career and is tipped for greatness in the coming future.

Awinongya Jnr remains one of the sought-after young boxers in the US following numerous national title triumphs.

Credit: Graphic Sports 

You May Also Like

African Cup Of Nations

The Black Stars’ appearance in the 2021 edition will be their 23rd time and they will be keen to end their long awaited drought...

Boxing

The British Boxing Board of Control (BBBofC) issued a memo today stating that they are “not considering applications for any Ghanaian boxers.” This means...

Boxing

Ghanaian boxing legend, Azumah Nelson has been rated above Manny Pacquaio and just below Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather in the list of the five greatest...

Boxing

Carl Lokko, the man they affectionately call Osu Lion lived up to the warrior name after dispatching off big foe, Ishmael Benjamin Coffie AKA...