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International Boxing Association recognises Gambia

Feb 10, 2010, 1:44 PM

The International Boxing Association has extended its recognition to the newly elected executive committee of the Gambia Amatuer Boxing Association, headed by Yusupha Jaiteh.

In a letter signed by the President of the International Boxing Association Ching-Kuo Wu, the world's boxing President, on behalf of the entire ALBA family, congratulates Yusupha Jaiteh and his committee on their recent election.

"I am confident that those elections took place in full compliance with the association's constitution, and that all officers were duly and respectfully elected," he said.

Ching-Kuo Wu expressed gratitude that The Gambia has a new leader to further enhance boxing programmes in the country.

Reacting to this development, the Gambia Amateur Boxing Association has promised to work towards achieving positive changes in Gambian Boxing this year and years to come.