Abedi Pele, Akufo-Addo and co to attend Azumah boxing night and party

Abedi Pele, Akufo-Addo and co to attend Azumah boxing night and party

- A high-powered list of personalities are expected the birthday celebrations of Azumah Nelson

- Nelson is a former 3-time world boxing champion who turned 60 on July 19

According to Ghanasoccernet.com, there will be a star-studded representation on the night of the Azumah Nelson celebratory boxing night.

Ghanaian football icons including Abedi Pele and Stephen Appiah are among the elite individuals gracing the occasion.

The bout night which will be held on Saturday July 21, brings together well-wishers of the boxing legend from all parts of the country to watch his favourite sport at the Bukom Boxing Arena.

Nelson, nicknamed 'The Professor', turned 60 on Thursday July 19; the night that will feature a number of boxing bouts between little-known professionals and amateurs is in celebration of Azumah's 60th birthday.

It is expected that ex-Ghana winger Laryea Kingston, and a former board chairman of Hearts of Oak, Harry Zakkour, will be there too.

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Azumah Nelson

Former President Rawlings is expected to attend Azumah's birthday celebrations. Source: Supplied

The WBC is expected to award him with a special recognition on Saturday night as part of an elaborate planned programme to celebrate The Professor.

Nelson is an iconic global figure who has been taking stock of his incredible career which spanned over a decade.

Azumah Nelson is a former three-time world boxing champion and a member of the of the World Boxing Council (WBC) hall of fame.

Since his retirement about 20 years ago, he has been spending private time with his family, friends and associates as he runs a gym, restaurants and other businesses.

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The boxing event is dubbed 'The Battle' and it features five fights on the main night but the Weigh-in takes place on July 20.

Some notable political personalities are expected to be at either the boxing show or a later birthday party or probably both.

Not least among these are president Nana Akufo-Addo as well as Former Presidents Jerry Rawlings and John Mahama.

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