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It would be an honour to meet Azumah Nelson – Freezy Macbones

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It would be an honour to meet Azumah Nelson - Freezy Macbones

Seth Gyimah, also known as “Freezy Macbones,” a Ghanaian heavyweight boxer, says his ultimate goal is to meet famous fighter Azumah Nelson.

The fighter from the United Kingdom arrived in Ghana on Sunday, August 27, in response to the Ghana Boxing Federation’s invitation to compete in the 2024 Olympic Games qualifiers in Senegal.

Seth Gyimah will join Ghana’s Boxing squad, the Black Bombers, in Accra for the next Olympic Boxing Qualifiers in Dakar, Senegal, which will take place from September 9 to September 15, 2023.

In an exclusive interview with Citi Sports upon his arrival at Kotoko International Airport, the 33-year-old boxer expressed his desire to meet former Ghanaian fighter Azumah Nelson in order to pick up valuable lessons on his way to huge success in the next boxing qualifications.

“It will be a privilege to meet Azumah Nelson, to learn more skills and pick up more wisdom from him, to stay humble and get to learn more from him.”

“As a result, I’m looking forward to meeting him.”

Since making his professional debut against Christopher Wood in February 2003, Seth Gyimah has won two out of two fights.

The 33-year-old boxer won his second professional fight in April as the undercard of Joe Joyce vs. Chinese fighter Zhilei Zhang at the Cooper Box Arena in London, totally overwhelming veteran Darryl Sharp.

The Black Bombers have begun non-residential camping ahead of the 2024 Paris Olympic Qualifiers in Senegal in recent weeks.

In the following days, Freezy Macbones will join the present team for training.

When asked what he hopes to do with the Black Bombers, the 33-year-old stated that he hopes to win more medals for Ghana.

I believe dreams do come true, there’s nothing better than coming back home to give a little bit of knowledge to support your country.

We are looking forward to bring the victory, a lot of gold medals to Ghana

We are making our way to Senegal and it is going to be entertaining, it is going to be fun

At the end of the day, Ghana is going to bring a lot of the medals back home.

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Harry Maguire accepts Isaac Adongo’s apologies

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Mr Adongo, however, apologised to Maguire in Parliament on Tuesday, saying the Manchester United defender now performed better for his club than Dr Bawumia, whom he said had repeatedly supervised the country's economic incompetence and had subsequently gone to the (IMF) for a bailout.

Harry Maguire, a Manchester United defender, has accepted Hon. Isaac Adongo’s apologies for dragging him through the dirt.

The Ghanaian politician previously rated the former Leicester City captain as the worst player recruited by the Red Devils.

Adongo was discussing the budget when he likened Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia’s economic management to Maguire’s on-field performances.

Mr Adongo, however, apologised to Maguire in Parliament on Tuesday, saying the Manchester United defender now performed better for his club than Dr Bawumia, whom he said had repeatedly supervised the country’s economic incompetence and had subsequently gone to the (IMF) for a bailout.

“I was very quick to compare my big brother Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia to Harry Maguire. Mr. Speaker, I now apologize to Harry Maguire…Today Maguire has turned the corner; he is a transformational footballer. Maguire is now scoring goals for Manchester United.”

“Mr Speaker, Harry Maguire is now a key player for Manchester United. As for our Maguire, he is now roaming at the IMF with a cup in hand,” he stated.

Following the apology, Maguire stated on social media, “MP Issac Adongo apology accepted.” “Hope to see you at Old Trafford soon.”

Meanwhile, Everton will play Manchester United in the Premier League on Sunday at Goodison Park.

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Argentina’s World Cup-winning coach, Lionel Scaloni, has hinted that he may resign

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Messi on fan-police clashes: "There could have been a tragedy." After a brief stint in command of Argentina's under-20 team, Scaloni took over as manager in August 2018. Argentina's 2021 Copa America victory was their first major championship in 28 years, and it qualified them for the Finalissima against European champions Italy in June 2022, which they won 3-0 at Wembley. Later that year, they won their third World Cup in Qatar, and first since 1986.

Argentina’s World Cup-winning coach, Lionel Scaloni, has indicated that he is considering stepping down after five years in charge.

Scaloni made the stunning statement following Argentina’s 1-0 World Cup qualifying win against Brazil on Tuesday in Rio de Janeiro.

Before winning the World Cup in Qatar last year, the 45-year-old guided Argentina to the Copa America in 2021.

“Argentina needs a coach who has all the energy possible and who is well,” said Scaloni.

“I need to stop the ball and start thinking, I have a lot of things to think about during this time.

“It’s not goodbye or anything, but I need to think because the bar is very high and it’s complicated to keep going and it’s complicated to keep winning.

“These guys are making it difficult, so I need to think about it for a while. I will talk to the FA president and the players afterwards.”

Messi on fan-police clashes: “There could have been a tragedy.”

After a brief stint in command of Argentina’s under-20 team, Scaloni took over as manager in August 2018.

Argentina’s 2021 Copa America victory was their first major championship in 28 years, and it qualified them for the Finalissima against European champions Italy in June 2022, which they won 3-0 at Wembley.

Later that year, they won their third World Cup in Qatar, and first since 1986.

“We are sure and hope that Scaloni will continue,” said Argentina and Tottenham defender Cristian Romero.

“Let’s see now he will have time to think, he didn’t say anything in the dressing room about it. We will try to convince him.”

Argentina’s victory against Brazil on Tuesday was their first-ever away win over their rivals in World Cup qualification, and it took them two points clear at the top of the table.

The game at Rio’s Maracana stadium was delayed for 30 minutes due to a scuffle during the national anthems.

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2026WCQ: Chris Hughton under pressure after Black Stars defeat in Comoros

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Ghana could have grabbed an early lead in Tuesday's encounter when Inaki Williams set up Antoine Semenyo for a goal, but the Bournemouth striker hit the crossbar.

Chris Hughton’s Black Stars suffered their first competitive loss as head coach, falling 1-0 to Comoros in the 2026 World Cup Qualifiers.

Myziane Maolida’s first-half goal was enough to give the hosts their second straight victory over the Black Stars.

Ghana is now in fourth position, three points behind early group leaders Comoros, who have won both of their initial qualification games.

Following a tense, late win against Madagascar at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi last Friday, there was some hope that the Black Stars may capitalise on Mali’s slip-up against the Central African Republic to grab the group lead.

Ghana could have grabbed an early lead in Tuesday’s encounter when Inaki Williams set up Antoine Semenyo for a goal, but the Bournemouth striker hit the crossbar.

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