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Raphael Kwabena, Richard Amefu Ghanaian boxers arrive Nigeria ahead of Sunday fights

Raphael Kwabena and Richard Amefu have arrived Nigeria with threats ahead of their fights with Olaide Fijabi and Oto Joe Boy respectively.

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Two Ghanaian boxers, Raphael Kwabena and Richard Amefu, who are billed to fight at GOtv Boxing Night 9 have arrived Lagos, Nigeria from Accra, Ghana.

The boxers arrived Murtala Mohammed International Airport on Friday, September 30, 2016.

While Raphael Kwabena aka Iron King is scheduled to exchange fists with Olaide “Fijaborn” Fijabi Richard Amefu aka Desert Warrior, is set to take on Oto “Joe Boy” Joseph on Sunday, October 2, 2016.

Speaking on arrival, the Amefu said they are in the country to show that Ghana is better than Nigeria at boxing.

The two countries are said to be rivals in sports, but that is not true. Ghana is superior and what we are here to do is to beat your champions and reinforce our country’s supremacy in Africa, not just West Africa. It will be Ghana all the way. Mark my words,” Amefu bragged to the delight of his compatriot.”

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This boasts are coming despite the obvious fact that Fijabi and Joe Boy are yet to be defeated in the National light Welterweight title and national lightweight title respectively, Kwabena and Amefu have boasted about their decision to dethrone the Nigerian boxers.

Scheduled to hold at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, other fights of the night include the national cruiserweight title duel between Ekeng “Fighting Policeman” Henshaw, and Idowu  “ID Cabasa” Okusote; Lightweight title duel between Prince “Lion” Nwoye and Sikiru “Omo Iya Eleja” Shogbesan; Light heavyweight divisions: Jude “Great Jude” Iloh and Adewale “Masevex” Masebinu and Emmanuel “Man Mopol” Igwe with Kabiru “KB Godson” Towolawi; Light middleweight title between Ebubechukwu “Coded Man” Edeh and Semiu “Jagaban” Olapade.

The boxing event is packaged by Flykite Promotions for MultiChoice Nigeria and will be broadcast live in 47 African countries by SuperSport.

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