Oko Vanderpuije pushes Manyo Plange for world title shot

The Member of Parliament (MP) for the Ablekuma South constituency Dr. Alfred Oko Vanderpuije has urged boxer Jessie Manyo Plange to aim for the best.

The former Accra Mayor encouraged the Plange, who is preparing for WBA final eliminator against Melvin Lopez on June 19, when he visited his training camp.

Manyo Plange has changed his training camp to New Weija to have full concentration and physical fitness before he leaves for the US to fight.

Vanderpuije who is a boxing fan expressed happiness and satisfaction after Plange took him to inspect the training facility and training schedule of the team.

The MP later presented assorted groceries to Plange, and assured him of his total support, with a promised to be at the ring side on the fight night.

“Your boxing artistry is a delight for all boxing fans to watch therefore I have the hope that you will win this fight to pave way for the world title proper.

“I will be at the ring side come the 19th of June to see you win your bout against Lopez” the legislature said.

The super flyweight WABU champion, Manyo Plange revealed that moving to camp will help him achieve his goal.

“I’m excited with my training now and happy to see you here, this is quite different from what I have done in previous times” Plange said.

According to Plange, the decision to change his camping environment will help him put out his best.

The assistant trainer of Plange coach Daniel Lartey thanked the Member of Parliament and appealed to Ghanaians to pray for them in their readiness to give Ghana another world title opportunity.


By Nana Prempeh||Ghana


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