‘Isaac Dogboe Destined For Greatness’ – Prez Akufo-Addo

President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has showered encomiums on Ghanaian boxer, Isaac Dogboe for defeating Jessie Magdaleno.

The 23-year-old won by TKO in eleven rounds in the bout against the Mexican in Philadelphia Sunday morning, making him the new WBO super bantamweight/junior featherweight titleholder.

Dogboe got ahead on all three official scorecards at the time of the stoppage: 97-91, 96-91 and 95-93. According to CompuBox statistics.

Dogboe landed 172 of 530 punches (33 percent), and Magdaleno landed 104 of 383 (27 percent),triumphing over Magdalene.

But in a Facebook post, elated President Akufo-addo, just like many Ghanaians, congratulated the young lad, saying he is “confident that he is destined for greatness!!”

Below is the post:

“Congratulations to Isaac Dogboe on his victory over Jessie Magdaleno, and, in so doing, becoming WBO Junior Featherweight/Super Bantamweight Champion, and Ghana’s youngest-ever boxing world champion. We are proud of him, and I am confident that he is destined for greatness!!”



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