Legendary Ghanaian boxer Azumah Nelson expects his son to follow in his footsteps to become a world champion in future.
Azumah Nelson Junior, an amateur boxer, has started showing signs of greatness and has the backing of his father to be successful.
The young boxer who is in his third year at the University of Ghana has been able to combine education with his passion.
On Saturday, Nelson Junior thrilled fans at the Bukom Boxing Arena when he took to the ring in Azumah Nelson fight night. He put up brilliant performance to defeat his opponent Prosper Dzidzor.
His father is optimistic about his chances in the near future hence confident the young boxer will emerge as a World Champion soon.
“He is an amateur boxer making his way to the top but because he is my son people are expecting from him but I believe in two years’ time, you will see him and realize that he is different. He is master of his own”.
“He is very young and had more year ahead, he is a wonderful boxer and I believe he will be a World Champion soon.
“We have several talented boxers in the country and my son is no exception. He is in school now and that is good for him.
“I really see him to be a great boxer even more than what I did.”
For the youngster, he is looking forward to ‘’surpassing’’ his father, who won dominated the sport, winning three world titles.
“Hope you know my Dad, I have everything he had. I am just like him. My Dad trains me.’’
“My target is to do better than what he did, I want to surpass his feat and become multiple World Champion and I know is going to hard work.”