Athletics Information of Sunday, 27 September 2020
The burial of late boxing legend, Alfred Kotey, will be held on Oct 3, in the United States of The us (United states of america).
The legendary boxer was meant to be buried in the United states on Saturday, August 29, but was rescheduled to Oct.
The final decision in accordance to Derrick Kotey, a son of the late former winner was because of to the lack of ability of the Ga-Adangbe Regular Council of New York to protected the essential logistics for the burial.
With the new day, the Council is self-confident of providing a befitting burial and funeral ceremony for the boxing icon.
“We have a new date and it was communicated to me above the weekend,” Mr Kotey reported.
“It was agreed to have it on October 3, soon after Coronavirus things to consider.
“The postponement was as a outcome of the lack of ability to secure some logistics for the burial, specially owing to COVID-19 limitations,” he extra.
The modify of dates will not have an affect on preliminary ideas for Alfred Kotey with the Ghana Boxing Authority predicted to hold simultaneous funeral at the Bukom Boxing Arena.
Previous President, Jerry John Rawlings who is an avid boxing follower is envisioned to grace the funeral with his existence.
Kotey was the previous WBO Bantamweight Winner.
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