This is the third time Foday can be protecting the belt after doing the same last year in Mali.
This yr’s African boxing championship is to be staged in Banjul in which 3 different Gambians particularly Babacarr Janneh, Yusupha Badjie and Malick Jallow in numerous categories with a mixed four belts up for grabs.
Ibrahima Sory Barry of Guinea Conakry will face Manning Ndiaye of Senegal for the 91 kg belt, Muhammed Keita of Mali will face Abdoul Kader of Niger for the 81 kg belt, Ibrahima Soumare of Mali will face Djibril Ndiaye of Senegal for the 69 kg belt, and Pape Mamadou Sow of Senegal will face Tadja Wali of Benin for the 60 kg belt.
For the underneath-card categories, Babacarr Janneh of the Gambia will face Djibril Ndiaye of Senegal, Ismailia Mahama of Cameroon will face Muhammed Sillah of Sierra Leone, Malick Jallow of the Gambia will face Idrissa Gueye of Senegal, Ngbiamale Banana of the Republic of Central Africa will face Moussa Dione of Senegal and Youssouf Badjie of the Gambia will face Saliou Saybatou Ndiaye of Senegal.
The President of All Africa Boxing Board of Control and the founding father of the Alpha Male Boxing Academy in the Gambia, Michael Barsoom, in an one of a kind interview with Foroyaa said this championship comes with a difference due to the fact the well-known World Boxing Union belt might be added for the primary time.
Barsoom stated that the championship will for the primary be staged at the Independence Stadium, Bakau where Gambians might be predicted to show to guide Badjie who could be all out to defend his title. Bathroom found out that the price of money has been accelerated for the boxers.
“There is an excessive hobby in the international marketplace for Foday Badjie and some of our boxers,” Barsoom stated.
He said the international locations to contest on this championship consist of the Republic of Central Africa, Benin, Senegal, Mali, Guinea Conakry, Niger, and the Gambia. He said there can be a global referee from the UK who will come to the Gambia rapidly to educate local boxing referees on boxing guidelines and method. He said the referee is a part of the Referee Alliance and can be giving them a certificate of participation to become expert referees.
The sponsor of Foday Badjie, Van Damme Glenn from Belgium stated the government should support the neighborhood boxers to acquire their purpose of becoming global magnificence boxers. He said the Gambia has excellent fighters and with help from the authorities, they’ll increase the flag of u. S. A. In the world of boxing. Mr. Glan stated boxing is a profession that can take many youths from the road and give them a first-rate living. He said he’s positive of Badjie coming out confident in the championship on 30th March.