Gotv Boxing Night: We’re committed to developing sport – Sponsors

Martin Mabutho, the overall supervisor, marketing and sales, MultiChoice Nigeria, on Friday in Lagos stated the organisation changed into committed to the fulfillment story of boxing in Nigeria.

Mabutho made the disclosure to the information organisation of Nigeria (NAN) in response to the progress done up to now within the aftermath of 3 years sponsorship of the Gotv Boxing night time.

The occasion, which held its first version in 2014, has now recorded 11 successful variants with several boxers the usage of the platform to benefit stardom and earn countrywide and international bragging rights.

An elated Mabutho told NAN that although there was nonetheless plenty room for improvement, the agency turned into glad to be associated with taking boxing to the next degree.

“Boxing is a superb game and we are proud to be part of the fulfillment story up to now; but, were aren't their yet, we ought to maintain going.

“We have to make essential changes to push the boxers to be at their pleasant and encourage upcoming ones to like the game and be prepared to make their call in the industry.

“that is why there is an increase in the fee attached to the Mojisola Ogunsanya first-rate Boxer of the night time Award from N1m to N2.5m,’’ Mabutho said.

in the same vein, Jenkins Alumona, the managing Director, Flykite Productions, advised NAN that the NextGen programme for young boxers changed into set to take region in November.

He said that no fewer than one hundred amature/semi- seasoned boxers were predicted to turn up and use the Gotv platform to prove their really worth and launch themselves to global popularity.

Rilwan “Babyface’’ Babatunde, a prodigy of the NextGen programme has currently long gone in advance to earn his bragging rights emerging the best boxer of the eleventh Gotv Boxing night time after knocking out Waliu “Oganla’’Arogundade.

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