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Omo-Agege elected African Boxing Confederation Director – VELOXNEWS


By Paul Erewuba

The Vice president of the Nigeria Boxing Federation (NBF), Senator Azania Omo-Agege, has been elected Director of the African Boxing Confederation (AfBC)..

He was elected at the just concluded AfBC elective Congress held in Algiers, Algeria.

He was elected alongside eight others as Directors of the AfBC to give adequate support to the President, Mr. Bertrand Mendouga from Cameroon. In his acceptance speech, Omo-Agege promised to use his African position to bring more development to Nigeria boxing by ensuring that Nigerian Referee-Judges and Coaches attend international courses outside the country. He added that gone were the days Nigeria boxing was left behind as he is out to correct the ills of the past for better rèsults.

He thanked the IBA for the donated equipment which he said would be put into judicious use. Full list of the elected Directors include, Hon. Azania Omo-Agege(Nigeria), Irene Ntelamo(BOT), Eric Ndayishimiye(Bur), Alpha Amadou Balde(Gui), Zoubida Wissam(Mor), Issoufo Abdou Mallam(Niger), Siyabulela Cecil Nkwalo(RSA), Anta Gueye(Sen) and Lukelo Anderson Willilo from  Tanzania.

Present at the Congress are the president of the International Boxing Association (IBA), Umar Kremlev, who instantly issued a certificate donating 100 packs of boxing equipments to the NBF Vice President, Hon Azania Omo-Agege.

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